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A Thunderbean Halloween
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
October 30, 2014 posted by

A Thunderbean Halloween

So, Halloween has gotta be the cartoon lover’s favorite holiday, at least for all the weird animated films that either have Halloween themes. We seriously could put a link to…

Max Fleischer Promo Art #22
WHAT ABOUT THAD?
October 27, 2014 posted by

Max Fleischer Promo Art #22

Bigger than MacMurray, Lombard, and Bing? The ads seem to think so. I love that the marketing people promoted the idea that Popeye and Betty had the same star power…

Cereal Thrillers
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
October 25, 2014 posted by

Cereal Thrillers

Why was animation used so often to sell cereal? A lot of people in advertising think cereal is just for kids, and they think the same thing about cartoons. Of…

Animation Anecdotes #185
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 24, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #185

The Sherman Brothers Mousecar. Richard and Robert Sherman were presented with the unique “Mousecar” award on August 8, 1985 at the Hollywood Bowl as part of Disneyland’s 30th Anniversary concert…

Jerry Beck Event Calendar
Events
October 22, 2014 posted by

Jerry Beck Event Calendar

Time-out for another update of my forthcoming classic cartoon screenings in the L.A. area. Here’s just a few of the animation programs I’m doing between now and New Years. If…