Tag Archives: Shamus Culhane

Paramount Cartoons 1966-67
Animation History
November 23, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1966-67

The 1966-67 season marked the end of an era. But before the doors closed, Shamus Culhane and Ralph Bakshi tried to bring a fresh sense of innovation to the studio with Merry Makers, Fractured Fables and Go-Go Toons.

Walter Lantz’ “Jungle Jive” (1944)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
August 26, 2015 posted by

Walter Lantz’ “Jungle Jive” (1944)

Time for some boogie-woogie jungle rhythm! Shamus Culhane directs his crew – including Emery Hawkins, Les Kline, Paul Smith, Pat Matthews and Don Williams – in a jive-jumping’ Walter Lantz “Swing Symphony”.

“Abou Ben Boogie” (1944)
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March 25, 2015 posted by

“Abou Ben Boogie” (1944)

We’re shaking things up this time with a very popular Walter Lantz Swing Symphony! Director Shamus Culhane’s keen sense of design, cutting, timing and characterization at the Lantz studio gave…

Animation Anecdotes #174
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 8, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #174

Hidden Initials. Matt Groening hid his initials in the hair (M) over Homer Simpson’s ear and the center of the ear (G). Extinct Jurassic Park. Artist Bill Stout was the…

Red Riding Hucksters
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
May 31, 2014 posted by

Red Riding Hucksters

Ever since the writers in the cartoon business discovered deadlines, fairy tales have been a surefire way to fill up screen time. That goes for commercials too. One of the…