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The Unlucky Duck
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March 30, 2020 posted by JB Kaufman

The Unlucky Duck

The Disney writers saddled Donald with a particular affliction: he was prone to bad luck. In fact, Bill Cottrell suggested to Walt Disney that Donald’s “birthday” could be celebrated on Friday the 13th.

“The Magic Slipper” (1948)
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
March 26, 2020 posted by Steve Stanchfield

“The Magic Slipper” (1948)

Some good, pure cartoon escapism is on the plate for this week’s cartoon – take a little break and enjoy a Terrytoon in HD, from a rare, spliceless Kodachrome! print.

Beware the Leprechauns!  (Part 3)
Animation Trails
March 25, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Beware the Leprechauns! (Part 3)

Bejabbers! Those wee men are everywhere. Not content to continue to invade both big and small screens, they even find a way to mix their roguish pranks and shenanigans into…

Cartoons For The Confined
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
March 19, 2020 posted by Steve Stanchfield

Cartoons For The Confined

This week I’m putting together some thematic cartoon play-lists for the coming weeks as we all hunker down. Here’s a few ideas for mine – including a beautiful new transfer of UPA’s Rooty Toot Toot.