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Okay New Yorkers, here’s your chance to see classic cartoons on the big screen. Greg Ford is programming a two week event for the Film Society of Lincoln Center, I LOVE TO SINGA: CARTOON MUSICALS, August 19-31 at the Walter Reade Theatre.The festival includes: &#149 IWERKS BY DESIGN, an Ub Iwerks tribute, with The Skeleton Dance, Fiddlesticks, Jack and the Beanstalk, Jack Frost, Balloonland, Merry Mannequins, Skeleton Frolic and more.
Fri Aug 19: 1pm; Sun Aug 21: 8:30; Sun Aug 28: 8:30; Wed Aug 31: 6pm.&#149 “SILLIES” AND OTHER SYMPHONIES includes Cookie Carnival, Woodland Cafe, Who Killed Cock Robin?, Musicland, Cock O’ the Walk, Bumble Boogie, All the Cats Join In, and Eric Goldberg’s “Rhapsody In Blue” amongst much else.
Fri Aug 19: 3:30; Sat Aug 20: 5:30; Sun Aug 21: 3:30; Wed Aug 31: 3:30pm.&#149 MUSICAL MICE will showcase such Mickey’s as The Whoopee Party, Blue Rhythm, Puppy Love, Mickey’s Amateurs, Mickey’s Grand Opera, Thru the Mirror, The Band Concert and others.
Fri Aug 19: 6pm; Sat Aug 20: 3pm & 8pm; Wed Aug 31: 1pm.&#149 FANTASIA James Algar, U.S., 1940; 120m
Thurs July 21: 2:30 & 6:15 (introduced by Martin McQuade)&#149 ALLEGRO NON TROPPO Bruno Bozzetto, Italy, 1977; 75m
Sat Aug 20: 1pm; Wed Aug 24: 3pm; Thurs Aug 25: 4:30 & 8:30; Tue Aug 30: 1pm.&#149 THE MGM (Cartoon) MUSICAL will screen Hey! Hey! Fever (1934), The Blue Danube (1939), Saturday Evening Puss (1950), Solid Serenade (1946), Zoot Cat (1944), Red Hot Riding Hood (1943), Swingshift Cinderella (1945), The Shooting of Dan Magoo (1945) Flea Circus (1954) and Magical Maestro (1952).
Mon Aug 22: 1pm; Tue Aug 23: 1pm; Wed Aug 24: 7pm; Wed Aug 31: 8:30pm.&#149 THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE Sylvain Chomet, France, 2003; 78m
Mon Aug 22: 3:30; Wed Aug 24: 1; Thurs Aug 25: 6:30; Tue Aug 30: 3pm.&#149 AMERICAN POP Ralph Bakshi, U.S., 1981; 96m
Wed Aug 24: 5 & 9:30; Thurs Aug 25: 1pm; Mon Aug 29: 4pm&#149 THE TUNE Bill Plympton, U.S., 1992; 69m
Thurs Aug 25: 3pm; Mon Aug 29: 2 & 8:30pm&#149 WARNERS CARTOONS GO POP
A program that might be redubbed “Mel Blanc’s Hit Parade,” includes the following: Back Alley Oproar, Yankee Doodle Daffy, I Love To Singa, One Froggy Evening, Penguin Parade, Eatin’ on the Cuff, Book Revue, Three Little Bops, Show Biz Bugs, and What’s Up, Doc?.
Fri Aug 26: 1pm & 6pm; Sat Aug 27: 3:30pm.&#149 WARNERS CARTOONS GO CLASSICAL includes Rhapsody in Rivets, Corny Concerto, Pigs in a Polka, Long-Haired Hare, Rabbit of Seville, What’s Opera, Doc? and others!
Fri Aug 26: 8pm; Sat Aug 27: 1 & 6pm; Sun Aug 28: 3:30pm.&#149 COLUMBIA CARTOONS’ MUSICAL MISCELLANY 35mm restored prints of Prosperity Blues, Scrappy’s Party, Swing Monkey Swing, Bon Bon Parade, Little Match Girl, Concerto in B-Flat Minor, Magic Fluke (pictured above), Rooty Toot Toot, Oompahs, Little Boy With a Big Horn, Gerald McBoing Boing’s Symphony. Don’t miss this one.
Fri Aug 26: 3:30pm; Sat Aug 27: 8:30pm; Sun Aug 28: 1pm; Mon Aug 29: 6pm.Check the Walter Reade Theatre website for a more detailed write-up.

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