The remainder of the 1939-40 Merrie Melodies include titles that crystalize the personalities of two of Warner’s top characters.
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We continue with the first of many extended seasons of Merrie Melodies to come. The Warner animators were not only creative, but prolific in output – a profitable combination of character traits, to say the least.
The musical highlights from those Merrie Melodies cartoons familiar from television as part of AAP’s package of shorts, first syndicated in 1956.
By the beginning of the 1936-37 season, many of the building blocks that would form the ediface of Warner Bros Cartoons were available to Leon Schlesinger.
Carl W. Stalling comes aboard to do the musical scores, replacing the Brown – Spencer team, finding new ways to use the Warner songs creatively in the cartoons.