Thunderbean is proud to present "Fleischer Rarties" an entertaining collection of animated shorts and materials from The Fleischer Studios. This blu-ray is a great look into the studio, featuring both favorit and rare cartoons many from only-known existing 35mm and 16mm prints. Max and dave fleischer, along with a talented studio of artists and family, created some of the most entertaining cartoons made during the 'Golden Age' of American animated films.
Technicolor Dreams and Black and White Nightmares Blu-rayThunderbean Animation - These films have been digitally restored from rare 35mm and 16mm prints. Thunderbean presents technicolor dreams and Black and White Nightmares' a Blu-ray set featuring a great collection of rare cartoons from the Golden Era of animated shorts. Highlights of this collection include the rare ted eshbaugh shorts 'The Snowman' 'Tea Pot Town' and Wizard of Oz', all transferred and restored from beautiful 35mm materials in glorious 2-strip Cinecolor and 3-strip Technicolor.
Shorts included: dolly doings-a motoy cartoons 1917 the wrong track- jerry on the job alice rattled by rats!- disney playing with fire- mutt and jeff goldilocks and the three bears- produced for Kodak's Cinegraph series Mendelssohn's Spring Song- Cy Young The Bandmaster- Oswald The Snowman- Ted Eshabaugh A Swiss Trick- Tom and Jerry The Wizard of Oz- Ted Eshbaugh Tea Pot Town- Ted Eshbaugh The Magic Mummy- Tom and Jerry To Spring- MGM Harman/Ising The Enchanted Square- Famous Studios Bonus Shorts:.
Technicolor Dreams and Black and White Nightmares Blu-ray - This blu-ray also includes still galleries and other special features.
Popeye The Sailor: The 1940s Volume 1 Blu-rayWarner Archives -
Popeye The Sailor: The 1940s Volume 2 Blu-rayWarner Archives - Packed with a punch, the 1940s, loaded with laughs and heaping with heart, Volume 2 comes to port with plenty of Popeye appeal. Here come 15 previously unreleased adventures featuring our favorite two-fisted fighter that are literally out of this world! The secret to the seaman's success is "location, location, you'll travel with Popeye and crew into outer space, " and with this new collection, all around the globe and under the sea! Continuing the chronological theatrical releases, location, this set covers the years 1946 and 1947.
This is classic animation at its finest - featuring zany cartoon action from the pen of veteran Jim Tyer and powerfully dynamic direction from animation legend Bill Tytla. Popeye not only rockets to mars, he explores the ocean deep, becomes a cowboy out West, fights pirates on the high seas and tackles wild game in Africa.
Popeye The Sailor: The 1940s Volume 2 Blu-ray - He and his lady love, also find romance and usually a Bluto-like rival while traveling back to medieval times or exploring the fictional Middle Easter city of Badgag, Olive Oyl, as well as climbing mountain peaks in the frozen Klondike.
Cartoon Roots: Halloween Haunts Blu-ray/DVD ComboCartoons On Film - Stuart blackton, 1926 pete's haunted house lantz, 1925 out of the inkwell: ko-ko sees spooks fleischer, 1907 out of the inkwell: ouija board max fleischer, 1925 alice's mysterious mystery disney, 1920 dinky doodle: just spooks walter lantz, 1907 the pumpkin race roméo bosetti, 1926 Mutt & Jeff: SLICK SLEUTHS Dick Huemer, 1926 Felix the Cat: SURE-LOCKED HOMES Otto Messmer, 1928 THE FRESH LOBSTER ca.
. 1920s with billy bletcher snap the gingerbread man: the witch's cat kinex studios, 1936 extras! booklet, 1930 felix the cat: skulls and sculls messmer, archival galleries, 1929 waffles & don: the haunted ship van beuren, 1931 Felix the Cat: BOLD KING COLE Van Beuren, 1930 Tom & Jerry: WOT A NIGHT Van Beuren, and new music by Robert Israel and Charlie Judkins Featuring Films from the Stathes Collection Co-Produced by Thunderbean Animation Brand-new restorations.
Cartoon Roots: Halloween Haunts Blu-ray/DVD Combo - Nothing says all hallows' eve like early animated films, koko the clown, and more-in scary soirees with the supernatural! come for the classics; stay for THE HAUNTED HOTEL 1907, Mutt and Jeff, with their bumptious bent for ghosts and goblins! Now the Stathes Collection brings you a ghoulish gaggle of shorts featuring Max Fleischer, Otto Messmer, one of the first-ever animated frights! Films include: THE HAUNTED HOTEL J.
Fleischer Classics Featuring Gulliver's Travels Plus Eight Fantastic Cartoons From the Golden Age of Animation Blu-ray / DVD Combo Blu-rayThunderbean Animation - Visual extras: rare Fleischer merchandise. Audio extras: classic Gulliver radio programming. All-new digital restoration. From the early 1920s through the early 1940s, classic gulliver radio programming, out of the inkwell, betty boop, and looking better than it has in decades! also included are eight classic fleischer shorts - in new digital transfers from high-quality 16mm and 35mm materials! titles include: Modeling 1921 In My Merry Oldsmobile 1932 Is My Palm Red 1933 Little Dutch Mill 1934 The Paneless Window Washer 1937 Ding Dong Doggie 1937 Two For The Zoo 1941 Swing Cleaning 1941 Bonus features include galleries of rare Fleischer merchandise, the Fleischer Studio created some of the greatest and most popular cartoons ever made - including the Popeye, the second American feature-length animated film! Fleischer's epic tale of Gulliver in Lilliput is presented in a carefully-restored hi-definition master from rare 35mm Technicolor elements; preserving the film's original beauty, and Superman series! Featured in this Blu-ray/DVD combo is Gulliver's Travels 1939, liner notes by longtime animation historians, and more! Brand-new restorations.
. Liner notes by longtime animation historians.
Mid Century Modern Animation, Volume 1 Blu-rayThunderbean - Quality is stunning. Audio extras: classic Gulliver radio programming. Super stylish commericals a truely great collectionof 'spots' including rare commercials for Nash, Playhouse Pictures, a Shamus Culhane Productions showreel, Rare TV weatherman spots from Soundac Studios, Tex Avery Kool-Aid Commercials and much more! Brand-new restorations.
These theatrical shorts, industrial films and drive-in commercials were produced by studios stepping away from the established cartoon design styles that had become standards in the industry, commercials, instead finding inspiration in modern graphic design and the work of contemporary fine artists. Mid-century modern animation- volume 1: thunderbean is proud to present this revised Blu-ray edition of rare, 'modern design' cartoons from the 40's, 50's and early 60's.
Mid Century Modern Animation, Volume 1 Blu-ray - This collection is mastered from original 16mm and 35mm prints. These new ideas in animation design became staples of the Television age, largely because of the influences and pioneering work of United Productions of America UPA as well as the many newly established commercial studios. All-new digital restoration.
Visual extras: rare Fleischer merchandise. Liner notes by longtime animation historians. Films in this collection include: theatrical and entertaining industrials: big tim- beautifully animated upa short from 1948 destination earth-oil is king in this astonishingly designed industrial short from 1956 The Magic Fluke-Great Fox and Crow short from UPAIt's Only the Beginning- rare Technicolor John Sutherland pro-business propaganda film The Sailor and the Seagull 1949 rare UPA cartoon for the NavySwab Your Choppers 1948 UPA for the US Navy Planet Patrol- Rare and cool late 50's pilot for a TV series Cool Drive in Stuff! Drive in countdown and snack bar ads from the golden age of drive-in movies.
Mid Century Modern Animation, Volume 2 Blu-rayThunderbean - This volume features rare commercials and industrial films produced by studios stepping away from the established cartoon design styles that had become standards in the industry, instead finding inspiration in modern graphic design and the work of contemporary fine artists. Visual extras: rare Fleischer merchandise.
Many of the shorts in this collection run 15 to 20 minutes. Liner notes by longtime animation historians. Upa new york commercials 50s a reel of rare spots produced on the East Coast Brand-new restorations. Mid-century modern animation- volume 2: thunderbean is proud to present this second collection of rare, 'modern design' cartoons from the 40's, 50's and early 60's.
Mid Century Modern Animation, Volume 2 Blu-ray - These new ideas in animation design became staples of the Television age, largely because of the influences and pioneering work of United Productions of America UPA as well as the many newly established commercial studios. This new collection is mastered from original 16mm and 35mm prints films in this collection include: educational and industrial films: the brotherhood of man 1946 classic short from upa man alive 1953 entertaining education short from UPA about cancer awareness The Rhapsody of Steel 1959 Big budget theatrical short for US Steel Man on the Land 1956 Oil Industry PR film from UPA Look Who's Driving 1953 beautifully designed driver's safety film A is for Atom 1957 John Sutherland short produced by General Electric Tune In Tomorrow 1954 UPA promotional film for CBS Radio It's Everybody's Business 1956 Commercials A Smattering of Spots 50s a great reel of commercials produced by Storyboard, inc.
. All-new digital restoration. Audio extras: classic Gulliver radio programming.
Odds & Ends: Rare animated shorts from the Thunderbean Archive- Willi schmierfink's abenteuer - 1929/Paul Peroff and Willi's Zujunfts-Traum 1930/Paul Peroff. 1934 odd little short, likely produced as a demo by small animation producer John Scarfoot McCrory. The enemy bacteria 1945/ Walter Lantz productions. Stahl recalled making this film in about two weeks. Two rare, early shorts by German animator Paul Peroff.
Early 'kolortone' sound cartoon that seems to only survive in this green tinted, silent print. Rare propaganda short produced by Eshbaugh for the US 1936 election. Slick technicolor production explains how raw materials are turned into products. Odds & ends is a collection of fun, fascinating, almost forgotten footnotes in animation history.
Odds & Ends: Rare animated shorts from the Thunderbean Archive - Brand-new restorations. Doomsday for pests 1948, Jerry Fairbanks productions. Cute animals selling 'PM's Famous Blended Whiskey'. Little Orphan Annie c. Sammy salvage 1943, Ted Eshbaugh. Jim and judy in teleland 1950 /Paul Paroff A rare episode from one of the first series produced for television. Why play leapfrog 1948, John Sutherland productions.
Pm picnic 1948, Chad/ Al Stahl.
Private Snafu Golden Classics Blu-rayScheslinger Warner Brothers First Motion Picture Unit - Liner notes by longtime animation historians. All-new digital restoration. Originally produced as part of the army/navy screen magazine, they remain the most entertaining series of shorts never intended for general audiences! The series was conceived by Frank Capra, with many early entries written and supervised by Ted Geisel Dr.
Visual extras: rare Fleischer merchandise. At ease! Brand-new restorations. Now for the first time available on blu-ray! what would happen if the goofiest soldier in the Army went face-to-face with deadly Axis forces? You're about to find out! The hilarious Private Snafu cartoons hold a unique and unusual place in the history of American animated films.
Private Snafu Golden Classics Blu-ray - Audio extras: classic Gulliver radio programming. Over sixty years since the last of the series was produced, they remain fresh, entertaining-and outrageous! Thunderbean wraps them all up in a special collector's edition, newly digitally restored in HD, beautifully restored and remastered almost entirely from original 35mm elements, with many elements rescanned from the earliest existing generation materials.
Seuss! the snafu shorts feature some of the finest 1940s work of the Leon Schlesinger studio Looney Tunes, including shorts by directors Chuck Jones, Friz Freleng, Frank Tashlin and Bob Clampett. The special features have been updated with new material, eric goldberg, notes from the field about Snafu, rare 'making Snafu' footage, Jerry Beck, and commentaries by cartoon historians Mike Kazaleh, and include a four-page illustrated booklet about the films and their creators, original Scripts and Storyboards, still galleries featuring rare original production art, Mark Mayerson and John Kricfalusi.
This blu-ray edition includes 34 shorts; 26 Snafu shorts, plus all eight of his appearances in the "A Few Quick Facts" sister series.
Yuletide Flickers- Rare Vintage Holiday Films 1920-1955Blue Mouse Studio / Thunderbean - Yuletide flickers is a great blu-ray/ DVD Combo collection of rare Vintage Christmas / Holiday shorts, both live action and cartoons. Nicholas' 1922 't'was the night before christmas' 1925 'the toy shop' 1928 in technicolor castle films classics: christmas time in toyland merry christmas a christmas dream the night before christmas the first christmas claus toons: jingle bells 1926 season's greetings 1946 Santa's Surprize 1948 Christmas Daze 1958 Hector's Hectic Life 1948 Toys will be Toys 1949 Holiday Trailers Merry Jingles: Frosty The Snowman 1951 Hardrock, Coco and Joe 1951 Suzie Snowflake 1951 Choir Sing Alongs: Christmas Carols A Collection of Carols Finale: The Shanty Where Santa Claus Lives 1933 The Snowman 1931 Christmas Night 1934 Brand-new restorations.
Visual extras: rare Fleischer merchandise. Here are nearly three hours of these rare favorites and forgotten classics, many available for the first time on any home video format, in all new digital transfers, digitally restored by Thunderbean from the best rare 35mm and 16mm original film prints available.
Yuletide Flickers- Rare Vintage Holiday Films 1920-1955 - Liner notes by longtime animation historians. The set includes a Blu-ray and DVD version of the program. All-new digital restoration. Titles included: festive novelties from the 20s: 'Five Orphans of the Storm' Aesop's Fables 1924 'A Visit from St. Audio extras: classic Gulliver radio programming. This collection has six sections.