One of the let downs about the 1940s Fleischer cartoons was the ugly and old fashioned characters. The Fleischer Studio in its waning days did get the hang of infusing West Coast-style gags and pacing into the Popeye series, aided by the forced requirement to speed up the pacing that the World War II-themed stories forced into the series. Bring Himself Back Alive, released December 1940, is a “one-off” entry, featuring fur trapper Hyde Skinner and a boastful lion, voiced by Pinto Colvig. They predate Disney’s foray into full length animated feature films by eight years. Ben Sharpsteen directed and Frank Churchill scored the short story. Anamorphic musical instruments assume starring roles in this “Romeo and Juliet” inspired story. (function(e,t,n,r){var i=n.currentScript,s=null;if(i)s=i;else{var o=n.getElementsByTagName(r),u=o.length-1;for(var a=u;a>=0;a--)if(o[a].getAttribute("rel")==="skimlinks-ref-banner"){s=o[a];break}}s&&setTimeout(function(){var i=e[t]||(e[t]=[]),o={"imageUrl":"","wid":"07","creativeId":60710,"color":"grey","size":"728X90","domainId":"1601785","publisherId":137930,"bannerUrl":"","cdnUrl":""};if(i.length===0){var u=n.createElement(r);u.src=o.cdnUrl+o.bannerUrl,u.async=!0,s.parentNode.insertBefore(u,s)}i.push({el:s,config:o})})})(this,"__skimlinksBanners",document,"script"); CONTACT US | ADVERTISE ON ITM Oswald the Rabbit puts on a concert for a group of barn animals - but when they discover that he's miming to a record of his idol, Paul Whiteman - they boo and shun him. When I spoke to Solomon’s daughter, she said her father didn’t talk about animation so she knew very little about his work other than he was known in the neighbourhood as the guy who drew the Popeye cartoons, and that he had worked on Gulliver’s Travels. This week, we look into a Fleischer Animated Antic! Pinto Colvig cause of death: Colvig passed on of lung malignant growth on October 3, 1967, in Woodland Hills, California, at age 75. Inspiring its own comic strip (“The Adventures of Ambrose the Robber”), 1935’s third Silly Symphony followed kitten Ambrose’s dreams of adventure. Two features, “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “Three Orphaned Kittens,” were favored with an Academy Award. Animator Ben Solomon animates most of the scenes of Hyde Skinner’s turtle carrier/companion. (Her mom had worked in the I&P dept. Oswald wanders off in shame to hang himself from the nearest tree and is stopped by none other than Whiteman himself who happens along in his car. Use the HTML below. Looking for something to watch? VIDEO: Star Wars: Galactic Night’s “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” show premieres new “Solo: A Star Wars Story” sequence, Interactive Pre-show, VIDEO: Exclusive meet and greets of The 7th Sister, Ewoks and more come to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Star Wars: Galactic Nights. For instance, scenes 22-23 (the gag with the skunk) don’t appear in the cartoon at all, and the lion’s introduction occurred earlier in the board. Oberfirst is Pinto Colvig's literary agent, and Tetreault, who is active in Jacksonville Lion Club activities, is one of Pinto's many friends in this area. 'My Pal Paul's' music is as energetic as ever too, and Oswald is endearing. This rare and whimsical cartoon was used to promote THE KING OF JAZZ and makes reference to same. Rivalry over a heavenly hen between champion Cock O’ the Walk and a younger Rooster comes to head in a final confrontation. Eventually, to the tune of “Kitten on the Keys,” a pianola provides perfect playtime adventure. He searches around and finally brings out a clothes hanger on which is an old dress suit that apparently had been hanging in the closet for years." We focus on bringing you all things fun so you can plan your theme park vacation, enjoy Disney at home, and more. While the name “Silly Symphony” can describe comic books and children’s books, for purposes of this series, we’ll dive into the animated incarnation of this series of entertainment from Walt Disney. Looking at this cartoon and the others, Paramount wasn’t wrong to force the Superman series on the studio, based on what they were replacing. VIDEO: Star Wars: Galactic Night’s “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” show premieres new “Solo: A Star Wars Story” sequence, Interactive Preshow, VIDEO: “Star Wars: Galactic Destinations” show from Star Wars: Galactic Nights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios debuts new Vandor planet visual. © 2005–2020 JAK Schmidt, Inc. All rights reserved.