Tag Archives: Casper

The “Cheater” Cartoons
Christopher P. Lehman
February 3, 2020 posted by Christopher Lehman

The “Cheater” Cartoons

Cheaters typically had plots involving someone sharing memories of the past. Every time a memory would be announced, the old clip would appear. Here’s a list of those cartoons.

Animation Anecdotes #375
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 10, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #375

Joseph Funaro, pastor of the Catholic church in Brooklyn Heights, got his start at Famous Studios. “I was the first, or one of the first to draw Casper for the cartoons,” said Funaro.

Animation Anecdotes #310
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 21, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #310

Chuck Jones told the Union newsletter in 1976: “I suppose you could call it retroactive plagiarism, because we stole Izzie Klein’s idea of a little boy ghost ten years before he created Casper.”

Animation Anecdotes #305
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 17, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #305

“(Joe) Oriolo’s role, an important one, was to create the original graphics that accompanied my story,” said story man Seymour Reit. “He did indeed create the first drawings of Casper.”

Animation Anecdotes #301
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 17, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #301

Casper, Richie Rich, Little Audrey and others appeared in the very first giveaway comic book for an airline. Twenty-one issues of Astrocomics were released to passengers from 1968-1979.

Paramount Cartoons 1963-64
Animation History
November 2, 2015 posted by

Paramount Cartoons 1963-64

1963-64: Swifty and Shorty have been added to the theatrical release schedule. New Casper cartoons are on ABC. And Seymour Kneitel passes away.