Tag Archives: Daws Butler

Sweets for the Sweet
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
December 6, 2014 posted by

Sweets for the Sweet

Advertising is mainly about trying to sell you things that you don’t necessarily need. The sweet snacks and goodies that wreck your teeth, make you put on pounds, and break…

Hanna-Barbera’s “Cinderella á Go-Go”
ANIMATION SPIN
September 16, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Hanna-Barbera’s “Cinderella á Go-Go”

Groovin’ through Paul Frees and June Foray’s steeped-in-the-‘60s spoof of the fairy tale that is, like, for non-squares, you know? PIXIE & DIXIE WITH MR. JINKS TELL THE STORY OF…

Snagglepuss – the Great and Powerful!
ANIMATION SPIN
June 3, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Snagglepuss – the Great and Powerful!

A classic Hanna-Barbera character gives a stellar performance in a surprisingly faithful retelling of Baum’s original Wizard of Oz. Hanna-Barbera Presents SNAGGLEPUSS TELLS THE STORY OF THE WIZARD OF OZ…

Freberg in Advertising Land
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
November 23, 2013 posted by

Freberg in Advertising Land

Comedian Stan Freberg appeared in a lot of commercials. A whole lot of commercials. Both as an actor-for-hire for others and in the commercials conceived by his advertising company, Freberg…

“Ken the Wolf Boy” (1963)
LOST PLANET ANIME
August 13, 2013 posted by

“Ken the Wolf Boy” (1963)

When Astro Boy debuted on New Years Day, 1963, the Japanese animation industry was forever changed. The animation industry in Japan was always small compared to America’s, but once television…

Vocal Geniuses
Animation History
March 10, 2013 posted by

Vocal Geniuses

My friend Bob Bergen is Warner Bros. go-to guy when they need to record Porky Pig – that’s him these days on The Looney Tunes Show, and previously on Duck…