The screens were smaller, but the stakes remained large.
The versatile singer/actor Ms. Lester appeared on more individual Walt Disney Records than any other artist in history.
Max Fleischer had a pioneer’s interest in the burgeoning technology of adding sound to motion pictures. And he added songs to his films before anyone else did.
EDITOR: JERRY BECK
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is currently on the faculty of Cal Arts in Valencia, UCLA in Westwood and Woodbury University in Burbank – teaching animation history. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]