Move over, Captain America and Spy Smasher. Here come Bugs Bunny, Andy Panda and Gandy Goose!
Cartoon voice acting from the Golden Age of theatrical and TV animation (1930s to 1960s) was almost uniformly excellent.
Peter Jackson’s Tom & Jerry trilogy (the director’s cut) is now on You Tube.
The career of director George Dunning will always be summed up with two words: Yellow Submarine.
The human desire to animate drawings may stretch further back (much further back) than a couple hundred years.
Animation can provide a fascinating window into the past. In the 1950s and 60s, cars became a daily part of life and animation reflected the new automobile culture.
There’s some ugly stuff to be found in the dusty bins of animation history. Case in point: this wildy inappropriate ad promoting Krazy Kat theatrical animated shorts.
Bruno Bozzetto – who has produced a remarkably solid body of work, ripe for rediscovery.
Leonard Maltin shared with me this recent find: an Artie Shaw record album with cover art by George Pal!
The Museum of Modern Art is presenting a retrospective of work by legendary computer animator Lillian Schwartz at 7pm.