Joyce Carlson joined the Walt Disney Studios in 1944 as a “traffic girl” and ended the century at Imagineering in Florida – which is where I met her and interviewed her.
Another legend was lost yesterday, a wonderful man named Bob Koester. Bob was a colorful character who I’ve known since the early 80s.
This week, something to satisfy your appetite, no matter what your diet.
I really wish there was a collection of pristine 35mm Tom and Jerry somewhere. Heck, I’d take half beat up ones as well!
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]