Fleischer Studios Gold

Okay historians, a treat for you today – a gallery of rare Fleischer Studios material.

Rare Animation on TCM: “Mr. Bug”

This gallery of images is posted to augment your enjoyment of Max Fleischer’s Mr. Bug Goes To Town (1941) which will be screened on …

“Animating The Subconscious” at LACMA

I will be presenting a fantastic set of surreal cartoons at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art next Friday night. My show, Animating …

Fleischer’s Bell Telephone films

Okay, here’s another post for the animation historians. Animation pioneer Max Fleischer was an inventor and he was passionate about …

Get Well, Myron Waldman!

Here’s a treat for Fleischer Studio aficionados. In 1935, animator Myron Waldman went to the hospital to have his appendix out. The …

Daily Christmas Card (#9)

Get ready for a treat! Virgina Mahoney has started building a virtual Fleischer History Museum online at the Fleischer Studios website. …

Max Fleischer predicts the Future!

Popeye authority Fred Grandinetti found this clipping in The Miami News (published on December 25th, 1936) in which Max Fleischer …

Rose McGowan as Betty Boop

First it was Alvin and the Chipmunks, then Yogi Bear. Once again, Hollywood has its way with animation history… (Thanks, Thad K. …

Who owns Betty Boop?

Apparently the Fleischer estate has lost a court battle for the rights to Betty Boop, a character created by Grim Natwick at Max …