Tag Archives: Bosko

The Tunes Were Still Looney
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
October 15, 2019 posted by James Parten

The Tunes Were Still Looney

The Bosko series of Looney Tunes was going on a pace. They have been popular with exhibitors, and they endeavored to plug songs by Warner Brothers’ publishing companies.

Bosko Gets Busy
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
July 30, 2019 posted by James Parten

Bosko Gets Busy

This time, we’ll discuss the other four early shorts released with the Warner shield and the Vitaphone pennant, again concentrating on musical highlights.

A Letter From Jack Zander
Christopher P. Lehman
April 23, 2016 posted by

A Letter From Jack Zander

This month’s posting is about Jack Zander, who had plenty to say about the African American characters he animated. He responded to my questions about his opinions of Bosko and the Tom & Jerry maid.

Animation Anecdotes #203
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 13, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #203

Peter Tytla: The Dumbo Boy. The December 29, 1941 issue of Time Magazine had a review of Disney’s recently released animated feature Dumbo. It included in the review of the…

Random Notes
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
December 18, 2014 posted by

Random Notes

I was sad this week to hear about the passing of Dave Butler, 16mm film collector, original art collector and founder of Bosko Video. I first met him at the…

Animation Anecdotes #185
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 24, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #185

The Sherman Brothers Mousecar. Richard and Robert Sherman were presented with the unique “Mousecar” award on August 8, 1985 at the Hollywood Bowl as part of Disneyland’s 30th Anniversary concert…

The Bosko Comic Strip – Part 3
Animation History
February 3, 2014 posted by

The Bosko Comic Strip – Part 3

Once again we are posting, courtesy of the collection of Martin Almeyra, a small continuity from the rare 1934 syndicated Bosko comic strip produced by Hugh Harman and Rudolph Ising…