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Producer, Max Fleischer, was born on Jul 19, 1883 in Krakau, Austria-Hungary [now Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland]. Fleischer died at the age of 89 on Sep 11, 1972 in Los Angeles, CA .
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Universe: Swing You SinnersBy Annmarie Gatti on Jul 19, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Born July 19, 1883 … As I write this blog on the very day that would have been ’S 133rd birthday (Max was born in Krakow on July 19th 1883) I am here to sing the praises of what is to me the absolute apogee of FLEISCHER STUDIOS’ creative output — a g... Read full article
Universe: Brother Dave FleischerBy Annmarie Gatti on Jun 27, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Dave Fleischer, the Creative Soul of the Fleischer Studios… In addressing the phenomenon of legendary and his pioneering animation empire, it is hard not to give the biggest of props to Max’s younger brother Dave – the listed director (although more often the actual... Read full article
Universe: Master Illustrators at WorkBy Annmarie Gatti on Jun 3, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
The Breathtaking Backgrounds of … I never fail to find something new and breathtaking in the backgrounds of ’s delightfully surrealistic and highly askew cartoon worldview. From the rubbery, curvilinear city scene backgrounds that inspired the likes of undergro... Read full article
Universe: Betty Boop’s “Little Pal”By Annmarie Gatti on May 3, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Universe: Betty Boop’s “Little Pal” (1934, d. Dave Fleischer) I am here to sing the praises of ’s September 1934 animation gem “Betty Boop’s Little Pal”, which introduced the character of Pudgy the Pup. Pudgy, like Betty, was a pos... Read full article
Universe: Betty BoopBy Annmarie Gatti on Apr 4, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Universe: Betty Boop I fell in love with Betty Boop upon first seeing her cartoons at Yale, when I was a director of the Yale Film Society from 1971-74. Betty Boop in Mysterious Mose (1930) I started a splinter horror film society at Yale in late ’71 entitled “Things That G... Read full article
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