Posts Tagged ‘animation’

Barry Williams, Greg Brady, and 4222 Clinton Way

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

RemingtonGrowing Up Brady, by Barry Williams with Chris Kreski, exposed life behind the scenes of The Brady Bunch; it was, for Baby Boomers who saw the show’s original broadcast and Generation Xers who feasted on reruns, a fascinating, revealing, and titillating look at one of television’s most famous shows.

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Before Roger Rabbit Was Framed, He Was Censored

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Who Framed Roger Rabbit? celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.  But the 1988 film that joined animation’s favorite characters with live action has its roots in a 1981 novel by Gary K. Wolf — Who Censored Roger Rabbit?  It’s a different story altogether.  Literally.

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“Kid Power”

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Kid Power aired on ABC during the 1972-73 television season — it was another product of the Rankin-Bass animation machine that relied heavily on transforming the creations of others.  Based on Morrie Turner’s Wee Kids comic strip, Kid Power centered on a group of kids and its organization — Rainbow Club.

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