Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category

The Sky Is Falling

February 27, 2021

“The Sky Is Falling,” a 1947 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Mannie Davis, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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Triple Trouble

February 20, 2021

“Triple Trouble,” a 1948 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Eddie Donnelly, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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Loves Labor Won

February 13, 2021

“Loves Labor Won,” a 1948 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Mannie Davis, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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Aladdin’s Lamp

February 6, 2021

“Aladdin’s Lamp,” a 1947 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Ed Donnelly, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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Crying Wolf

January 30, 2021

“Crying Wolf,” a 1947 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Connie Rasinski, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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Mighty Mouse and the Hep Cat

January 23, 2021

“Mighty Mouse and the Hep Cat,” a 1946 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Mannie Davis, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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The Crackpot King

January 16, 2021

“The Crackpot King,” a 1946 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Ed Donnelly, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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The Jail Break

January 9, 2021

“The Jail Break,” a 1946 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Ed Donnelly, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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The Electronic Mouse Trap

January 2, 2021

“The Electronic Mouse Trap,” a 1946 Terrytoons theatrical cartoon featuring Mighty Mouse, directed by Mannie Davis, with music by Philip A. Scheib.

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Christmastime For the Jews

December 25, 2020

“Christmastime for the Jews,” a Robert Smigel stop-action animation featuring the voice of Darlene Love in a “Wall of Sound” production, from a  2005 Saturday Night Live episode (lyrics here).

Gut yom tov to all, and to all a good night.

Related:

“Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas,” Adam Chandler, The Atlantic

“The history of Jews, Chinese food, and Christmas, explained by a rabbi,” Jamie Lauren Keiles, Vox

“The War on Jewish Christmas must be stopped,” Daniel W. Drezner,Washington Post

“Are Jews Doomed to Lose the War on Jewish Christmas?” Paul Waldman, The American Prospect

“Why ‘Jewish Christmas’ (Movies and Chinese Food) is Going Mainstream,”  Sarah Seltzer, Flavorwire

“Fa-La-La-L’Chaim: Why It’s Okay For Jews to Celebrate Christmas,”
Charlotte Alter, TIME

“Holy Night: The little-known Jewish holiday of Christmas Eve. Seriously.” Benyamin Cohen, Slate

“Nittel Nacht: The Jewish Christmas Eve,” Matthew Wills, JSTOR Daily

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