Tag Archives: Flip the Frog
Happy late July folks. It’s Thunderbean Thursday on a Friday this week, due to the loss of June Foray. I want to thank Jim Korkis for trading places with me…
Summer has me longingly looking outside and taking little breaks as I attempt to catch up with everything here! I’ve been lucky to have a good crew the last handful…
Produced by Audio Productions, while Paul Terry had his operation there, The Family Album is a sequel to the earlier Fleischer-made Finding His Voice.
Oddly, there are two versions of Funny Face. The one still extant in 35mm is a ‘second’ version of the film, with closeups of the Betty Boop-esqe character redrawn, changing her hair style.
Here are three openings from my new transfers with rare music cues – and projection notes, to make sure they sync the film to the sound disc.
Grim Natwick seems to carry a lot of the animation on this short, and his well-drawn poses on the skeleton man are some of my favorites in this cartoon.
Something unusual this week. A batch of original Flip the Frog nitrate film elements arrived here from UCLA archives a handful of days ago, so I’ve shot a video of my evaluating some of them.