Tag Archives: Tex Avery
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.
When we think of Tex Avery’s cartoons, his soundtracks don’t instantly spring to mind. But a careful listen to his soundtracks reveals his painstaking approach to comedy, built frame-by-crazy-frame.
Ever get the feeling of deja-vu while you’re watching a cartoon you’ve never seen before? This is the first of a series of articles intended to document the development of similar ideas from studio to studio.