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The Hits of “Song of the South”
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
June 24, 2018 posted by James Parten

The Hits of “Song of the South”

Both “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” and “Sooner Or Later” entered the “Cash Box” charts on November 11th, 1946 – a good month before Song Of The South’s official premiere.

New Book Reviews
Animation History
June 23, 2018 posted by Jerry Beck

New Book Reviews

My occasional round-up of books I recently received, read and really enjoyed includes Mickey Mouse comics, The Marx Brothers in animation and cartoons from the 80s, 50s and 1920s.

Animation Anecdotes #368
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 22, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #368

With the popularity of Don Bluth’s Dragon’s Lair videogame, plans were made for a sequel involving time travel and a possible feature length animated film entitled Dragon’s Lair: The Legend.

Songs of the South
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
June 17, 2018 posted by James Parten

Songs of the South

Not since Pinocchio had the Disney music department seen such interest in songs from one of their films. Even the smallest record companies got into the act.