The History of French Animated Commercials

A nice introduction to the history of French animated commercials by Mark Webster. There’s an exhibit about animated French advertising …

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Woody Woodpecker #2 Preview

This’ll be the first of several previews and unabashed plugs I’ll be doing in advance of the April 15th release of Woody Woodpecker and …

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Stan VanDerBeek

(Photo © Amy Drown) I’m currently fascinated with the work of avant-garde filmmaker Stan VanDerBeek (1927-1984). There seems to be …

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A Popeye publicity photo

Speaking of Fleischer Studios (as I did in the post below), I love these Paramount publicity shots. Here’s a great photo from 1938 …