I know these newsletters may not be as exciting as we wish – but on the other hand, they show us the other side – the human side – of our favorite artists. They unveil a closer look at the Schlesinger personnel during a year (1940) that birth’s the biggest cartoon superstar of the 20th Century: Bugs Bunny.
April 1st, 1940
The Exposure Sheet’s co-editor Virginia Morgan left the studio and the search for a new co-editor begins. A new page of classified ads begins with employees selling off stuff they no longer need – Dick Bickenbach sells a golf club, Gil Turner has a camera, and Alex Ignatiev has some wolfhound puppies.
April 15th, 1940
A Bio of Carl Stalling – and humorous bio of painter Myrlin Johnson. And “Why is a certain rotund animator being called “Rollo”? We may never know…