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by Vdubdavid
Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: The Termite Terrace Trading Post
Topic: Disney Animated Films: The Aristocats
Replies: 27
Views: 7667

Like others have said, this is definitely not Disney's finest hour, but the film does have it's moments. Edgar's reaction when he thinks he is the one inheriting the fortune and subsequently choking out the word 'CATS!?' was very well animated (who did that scene?) Plus, a film that could bring Maur...
by Vdubdavid
Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: The Termite Terrace Trading Post
Topic: We've lost Earl Kress :(
Replies: 52
Views: 14958

Shoot, I had no idea that DBJ was Mr. Kress. That makes this doubly heartrending to me since this forum has lost a great member, one I think we could use more of.

RIP, Mr. Kress. Thanks for everything.
by Vdubdavid
Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: The GAC Forums Water Cooler
Topic: The Lion King returns to theaters today.
Replies: 34
Views: 11211

I might actually have to check this out, since the reaction isn't as negative as I was expecting it to be. I just wish there was an easier way to get classic films reissued to theaters than this...
by Vdubdavid
Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: The GAC Forums Water Cooler
Topic: That Guy With The Glasses Talkback Part 2
Replies: 310
Views: 71421

A flaw with the film that came from the source material is still a flaw. Then again, I guess I'd have a hard time taking against a video that takes repeated pops at Randy Newman. Agreed. As great as Roald Dahl's books are to read, they have a decidedly mixed record when it comes to movie adaptation...
by Vdubdavid
Wed Sep 14, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: The Termite Terrace Trading Post
Topic: Cartoon Discussion of the Week (9/11/11) Cock-A -Doodle Dog
Replies: 25
Views: 6974

The reason I remember this cartoon is the gag where Spike finally grabs the rooster and runs halfway across the county up to that lone tree on the mountain to a frenetic rendition of 'The William Tell Overture.' It's one of the few times I can remember Scott Bradley getting the MGM orchestra really ...
by Vdubdavid
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: The GAC Forums Water Cooler
Topic: What Was the Last Movie You Watched?
Replies: 37
Views: 11122

Saw 'Cars 2' last night and enjoyed it. I don't know if this sequel was made under pressure from Disney to make another 'Cars' film, but if it was I can just imagine the writers deciding to go all out with the spy thriller and automotive motif. It may have had me staring in disbelief at the screen, ...
by Vdubdavid
Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:48 am
Forum: The Termite Terrace Trading Post
Topic: List of Existing Original Blue Ribbons
Replies: 17
Views: 4241

I always look on ebay but I don't know any collectors personally, so my only hope of finding the originals that way is to contact someone here for them. I just want proof that the original titles for that cartoon exist, since Birth Of A Notion is on that list. I find it hard to believe myself since...
by Vdubdavid
Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: The Termite Terrace Trading Post
Topic: Favorite animation mistake/goofs?
Replies: 136
Views: 38906

Not sure if this is a goof, but in the Popeye short "King of Mardi Gras," Popeye is circling a ring around Olive Oyl and a plank suspended by a bar appears. Can anyone clarify? Not sure if there's a cel that didn't get filmed or perhaps the camera angle was shifted clumsily, but the platform is sup...
by Vdubdavid
Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: The Termite Terrace Trading Post
Topic: Another one of Dave's discoveries
Replies: 31
Views: 8539

Incredible! It's a joy to hear that wonderful Carl Stalling title music playing under it's proper artwork.

And JLee's colorization attempt seems very plausible too, since these title do bear at least a passing resemblance to the recently found 'I Taw a Putty Tat' titles.
by Vdubdavid
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: The Termite Terrace Trading Post
Topic: Leon Schlesinger's obit
Replies: 20
Views: 5062

Do-Do wrote:"The first use of human characters in cartoons"? I think Col. Heeza Liar and Farmer Al Falfa might take exception to that.

I wonder if that line was actually meant to reference 'You Ought to Be in Pictures'. Still doesn't make it accurate though...

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