Posts Tagged ‘Fleischer Studios’

The Old Man Of the Mountain

December 8, 2018

Cab Calloway and Bettie Boop co-star in “The Old Man Of the Mountain,” a 1933 cartoon based on A recording by Mr. Calloway of a song written by Victor Young, with lyrics by Billy Hill. This Fleischer Studios production was animated by Bernard Wolf and Thomas Johnson. Cab Calloway & His Cotton Club Orchestra appear (rotoscoped) as themselves. Voice actors are Mae Questel (Betty Boop, singing) and Bonnie Poe  ( Betty Boop, speaking).

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‘St James Infirmary Blues’ from Betty Boop’s ‘Snow White’

December 1, 2018

A excerpt from the 1932 cartoon version of the “Snow White” fairytale by Fleischer Studios includes Cab Calloway‘s recording of the classic “St James Infirmary Blues.” Principal animator: Roland Crandall.  Cab Calloway & His Cotton Club Orchestra appear as themselves (sort of). Voice actors are Mae Questel (Betty Boop), and Cab Calloway (Koko the clown).

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Minnie the Moocher

November 24, 2018

Cab Calloway and Bettie Boop co-star in “Minnie the Moocher,” a 1931 cartoon based on Mr. Calloway’s career-defining mega-hit record. A Fleischer Studios production animated by Willard Bowsky, Ralph Somerville, and Bernard Wolf. Cab Calloway & His Cotton Club Orchestra appear as themselves (sort of). Voice actors are Mae Questel (Betty Boop), Billy Murray (Bimbo), and Max Fleischer (presenter).  Hi De Hi De Hi De Ho.

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Superman and the Bulleteers

October 14, 2017

“The Bulleteers,” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Bill Turner and Carl Meyer. Directed by Dave Fleischer and Orestes Calpini. Animation: Orestes Calpini and Graham Place. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator, Bulleteer), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent/Bulleteer), and Julian Noa (Perry White/Bulleteer). The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Superman and the Arctic Giant

October 7, 2017

“The Arctic Giant,” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Bill Turner and Tedd Pierce. Directed by Dave Fleischer and Willard Bowsky. Animation: Willard Bowsky and Reuben Grossman. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent), and Julian Noa (Perry White). The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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Superman and the Volcano

September 30, 2017

“Volcano” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Bill Turner and Carl Meyer. Directed by Dave Fleischer and Willard Bowsky. Animation: Willard Bowsky and Otto Feuer. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator/officer/professor), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent), and Julian Noa (Perry White). The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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Superman and the Electric Earthquake

September 23, 2017

“The Electric Earthquake,” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Seymour Kneitel and Izzy Sparber. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Arnold Gillespie and Steve Muffati. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator/Indian scientist), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent), and Julian Noa (Perry White). The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Superman and the Magnetic Telescope

September 16, 2017

“The Magnetic Telescope,” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Dan Gordon and Carl Meyer. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Thomas Moore and Myron Waldman. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent/mad scientist), and Julian Noa (Perry White/police officer). The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Superman and the Billion Dollar Limited

September 9, 2017

“Billion Dollar Limited,” a 1942 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures Superman. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Seymour Kneitel and Izzy Sparber. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Frank Endres and Myron Waldman. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent), Julian Noa (gangster). The cast had voiced the same characters on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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Superman and the Mechanical Monsters

August 26, 2017

“The Mechanical Monsters,” a 1941 Superman cartoon by Fleischer Studios. released in Technicolor by Paramount Pictures Superman. Based on the characters created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel; story by Seymour KneitelIzzy Sparber, and Jay Morton. Directed by Dave Fleischer. Animation: Frank Endres and Steve Muffati. Music by Winston Sharples and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Joan Alexander (Lois Lane), Jackson Beck (narrator), Bud Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent/Mad Scientist), . The actors had worked on The Adventures of Superman radio show since 1940.

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“The Real Heroes of Superman, Part 3,” Nina Kincaid, Flixens

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