A look at Disneyland Records’ first dialogue-driven “Storyteller” recording, its three narrators, and its variations from 1958 to today.
The early sound Aesop’s Fables are fascinating as they’re not yet committed to actually making well-synchronized sound cartoons.
Even with the latest technology at your disposal, one would be hard pressed to tackle a subject like, oh, the entire history of pop music in an animated film.
Today we mark the passing of the man Osamu Tezuka, the God of Manga, dubbed “the Godfather of Astro Boy”!
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]