Tag Archives: Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks “Baby Checkers” (1940)
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
May 7, 2020 posted by Steve Stanchfield

Ub Iwerks “Baby Checkers” (1940)

It’s pretty cute and has some nicely executed animation at times. As far as I know, a color print has yet to show up on this title, although it does appear that 16mm prints were made in the mid-40s.

Danny Kaye’s Weavie-Weavies
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 2, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Danny Kaye’s Weavie-Weavies

Walt Disney was always looking for opportunities to find additional work for his artists. One solution was supplying short animated segments for features from other movie studios.

Go To Hades – Part 1
Animation Trails
July 17, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

Go To Hades – Part 1

An attempt to chronicle animation’s departures to a higher (or often lower) plane, exploring themes of reward or retribution to the animated mind.

Castle Films – Of Color
Christopher P. Lehman
July 1, 2019 posted by Christopher Lehman

Castle Films – Of Color

Castle Film’s distribution of cartoons to the home-viewer market helped African American parents to entertain their children in comfort for years.