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TTTP In Exile / 35mm cartoons in Detroit last weekend
« on: November 17, 2014, 02:02:44 pm »
Just wanted to mention Steve was involved with a great night of animation (almost al on 35mm) at the Redford Theatre in Detroit Saturday. A previously lost 1928 Felix the Cat Jungle Bungles and a Bray Lantz directed Dinky Doodle. Surprisingly the crowd really enjoyed the Romer Grey cartoon Hot Toe Mollie. Also on the bill were the Woody Woodpecker short Niagra Fools, Ballot Box Bunny, Famous Popeye Alpine something or other, Superman Mechanical Monsters, Van Buren's Making Em Move, the Harman Ising short that broke Disney's Oscar streak, High Note, the preachy one about not hurting dogs, and probably osme others I'm blanking on. They looked great on the big screen, and they really feel warmer than digitally projected versions (which may just be due to how the studios are transferring prints to digital and cleaning them up instead of to do with the nature of digital projection).

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TTTP In Exile / Anyone read Life Animated?
« on: May 21, 2014, 10:18:56 am »
Has anyone read the recent book "Life, Animated"? I'm wondering if it's entirely anecdotal (which is my impression) or if it spends significant space speculating (or referencing hard science) as to the underlying reasons for the affinity.

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TTTP In Exile / Jerry Beck, Saturday, Detroit
« on: October 16, 2013, 07:06:57 pm »
Who else is going?

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TTTP In Exile / Jerry Beck: Detroit
« on: August 30, 2013, 02:53:09 pm »
LECTURE: THE WARNER BROS. SUPERSTARS
Saturday, October 19, 2013
7:00 PM Detroit Film
- See more at: http://www.dia.org/auxiliaries/event.aspx?id=4066&iid=4927&aux_id=14&cid=100#sthash.cHXJBA2W.dpuf
"Animation historian Jerry Beck (author, The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons) will discuss how Warner Bros. Studios created the signature animated characters and short films of the 1940s and ‘50s, and will also explore the intertwined careers of the animators who produced them. Sponsored by the Associates of the American Wing. - See more at: http://www.dia.org/auxiliaries/event.aspx?id=4066&iid=4927&aux_id=14&cid=100#sthash.cHXJBA2W.dpuf"
Also several showings of animation at the DFT

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TTTP In Exile / Detroit classic cartoons
« on: July 12, 2013, 02:25:21 pm »
The Redford Theater in Detroit has some bonus cartoon action. Mary Poppins is this weekend; Jim Korkis will be there answering questions. Hopefully he'll also lecture, since I don't expect good things form a general audience. I have other things to do, and wn't be there. Ah well.

In two weeks, Dough Ray Me-ow will be showing before Notorious (which I will be at). Then in two weeks a Popeye cartoon "Jitterbug Jive" with the Long Long Trailer, and two weeks after that, the Woody Woodpecker Dopey Dick with Jaws.

http://redfordtheatre.com/movie/

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TTTP In Exile / Looney Tunes Golden Collection Amazon Deal of the Day
« on: April 09, 2013, 08:36:26 pm »
Amazon has the 24 disc boxset of the Looney Tunes Golden Collection for $65 today; keep in mind this should end at midnightish:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005NFJAQC/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B005NFJAQC&linkCode=as2&tag=thetodhole-20

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TTTP In Exile / WB cartoons in Ann Arbor
« on: October 29, 2012, 11:08:30 am »
The Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor is showing a not listed selection of WB cartoons on Black Friday (11/23) this year at 11:30 AM.
http://www.michtheater.org/shows/warner-bros-cartoons/

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TTTP In Exile / Another MGM blog
« on: February 14, 2012, 12:01:10 pm »
Sanek also started a chronological MGM blog at http://mgmclassiccartoons.blogspot.com/ . Sanek is banned from here for the fake document incident, but the blog remains relevant. It appears to be screens and comments, so issues with truth are minimal in its current form.

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TTTP In Exile / Animation History forum seems to be history...
« on: February 10, 2012, 04:08:17 pm »
The animation history forum at animationshow.com (along with everything else about the site) not just redirects to Facebook. If there were any threads there you liked, you may want to snag them from a Google cache before they disappear entirely.

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TTTP In Exile / An MGM screenshot blog
« on: February 08, 2012, 01:15:12 pm »
There's an MGM screenshot blog at http://cartoonsmgm.blogspot.com/ . The text there appears to be in Portugese, as the blogger is from Brazil.

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Please note that splitting something like "video releaes" or "cartoons of the week" into their own forum sections will lead to many people never reading anything that's posted in them. Many of us will bookmark a specific forum and read the posts in it; we will not bother to check the other sub forums. This is a weakness of GAC that shouldn't be replicated.

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