The Crazy HR wrote:Did Freleng also animate the opening sequence (with Bosko in the bathtub) and the closing titles?
The opening sequence is definitely his work but I'm not quite sure about the closing titles
David Gerstein wrote:I'm afraid you're mistaken—most of the LTMM at this time said "copyright" on the title cards, but weren't officially copyrighted at all. BATHTUB is an exception. (LTMM began being copyrighted on a regular basis in 1932.)
The Crazy HR wrote:Does anyone know who were the other animators on this short? I'm guessing Rollin Hamilton, Max Maxwell and Paul J. Smith.
Fibber Fox wrote:Would they really need four animators for this?
You raise a question I wanted to ask. Who were the original animators at the studio? Norm Blackburn must have been one. What about Ben Clopton?
iwerks321 wrote:I don't think Ben Clopton arrived at Warner Bros. until 1934,though I think he was at Iwerks' studio when this cartoon was made.
tristar wrote:No mention of Sinkin' in the Bathtub in this December 7th, 1930 article for the L.A. Times, but Joe Dante speculates that this was the very first article ever published about Looney Tunes:
This where I found it: http://www.cartoonbrew.com/archives/looneytunesarticle.jpg
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