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Aesop's Fables

Aesop’s Fables Studio

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"Aesop's Fables Studio was a small animation studio. Aesop's Fables Studio was founded by Paul Terry in 1920 with financial support from the Keith-Albee vaudeville team in order to produce a series of animated shorts called Aesop’s Film Fables. The..."

Aesop’s Fables: Summertime

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Producer(s): Amedee J. Van Beuren Paul Terry

Release Date: 13/10/1929

"This animated short is comprised of three separate scenes featuring various animals. Scene one: The squirrel enjoys listening to the music played by frog and monkey. However, the owl dislikes the monkey-frog duet. Scene two: On a heated day, a ..."

Candy Town

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Release Date: 01/13/1933

Emanuel (Mannie) Davis

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"Davis began his career in 1918 at Barré Studio where he worked on the Mutt and Jeff series. He left the studio in 1922 and moved to Fleischer Studios to work on the Out of the Inkwell series. After leaving the Fleischers in 1924, Davis joined Aesop..."

Ferdinand Horvath

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"Ferdinand Horvath was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1891. Horvath was an animator and illustrator at various major animation studios such as Fable Studios, Inc., Walt Disney, and Screen Gems (Columbia Pictures) Horvath died of a stroke on Novem..."

John Foster

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"John Foster Jr. was born on November 27, 1886, in New Jersey. He was a pioneer animator and director at Van Beuren Studios (originally founded as Fables Pictures). Foster is best known as a close collaborator of Paul Terry, credited with co-direc..."

Max Fleischer

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"Max Fleischer was an American inventor born in Hungary, who moved to the United States with his family at the age of 4 and later became a filmmaker, animator, director and producer, famous for serving as the head of his own animation studio, Fleisch..."