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Max Fleischer and Novelty Records
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
October 10, 2016 posted by

Max Fleischer and Novelty Records

One type of record that companies hoped would sell were called “novelty records”, for lack of a better term. Max Fleischer used three such “novelties” in some of his 1930’s cartoons.

Animation Anecdotes #232
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 2, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #232

With the popularity of Mickey Mouse, animation studios began to produce their own cartoons with characters that looked suspiciously like Walt’s alter ego. Here’s the low-down on that.