The cartoons from this period, with Milt Franklyn appearing more often as composer, would still retrieve old musical numbers as part of their underscore.
Excerpts from an interview I did with Gottfredson in 1979.
The Party’s over. It’s time to call it a day.
This will be a really good opportunity to rehabilitate these prints in a way that hasn’t really been done before.
The color range is really wide and varied between all the prints, making it a real challenge.
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]