Well, it’s 1962 – and we know that its the beginning of the end. Jones and Freleng would depart before the year’s end.
Fan mail from a family who love The Three Little Bops; Mel Blanc is spotted at the studio without his wheelchair (but still on crutches); and Nelly’s Folly is screened…
Irv Spector returns, Kin Platt, Charlie Downs (story) and David Rose (layout) join up; Harry Love and Robert Givens have new cars…
Warner Bros. has three cartoons nominated for an Academy Award (this was the year Ersatz wins); Joe Finck and Hank Chisolm relate their recent visit with comedy legend Stan Laurel!
Milt Franklyn passes away on April 24th from a heart attack. With the studio since 1947.
NEXT WEEK: 1962 – part 2