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Hanna-Barbera Studios

Don Lusk

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"Donald "Don" Lusk was born in Burbank, California, USA, on October 28, 1913 He was the last surviving animator from Disney Animation's golden age, known for his character animation in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), the cat Figaro and the ..."

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse

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Producer(s): William Hanna Fred Quimby

Release Date: 14/06/1947

"A Tom and Jerry cartoon, riffing off of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, in which Tom concocts a deadly potion but finds that it only makes Jerry stronger."

Floyd Ernest Norman

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"Floyd Norman is an American animation legend responsible for directing a number of feature animated films for Walt Disney Studios, including Sleeping Beauty (1959), One Hundred and One Dalmations (1961), and The Jungle Book (1967). Having worked fo..."

Frederick Bean (Fred, Tex) Avery

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"Tex Avery was a natural artist from a young age, he did a comic book in high school, and he went to an art college. He was famous for producing cartoons during the "Golden Age of Hollywood". He is most synonymous for the work he did for Warner Bros. ..."

Hanna-Barbera Cartoons

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Author: Michael Mallory

"This is an examination of the career of Bill Hanna and Joe Barberra from the 1940s to 1990s. The topics covered in this book include the MGM years, the beginning of their own studio, and the description of the most famous animations and cartoons prod..."

Laverne Harding

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"Laverne Harding was the second female studio animator in history, and one of the first to receive onscreen credit for her work. She started out as an inker for the Walter Lantz Productions, moving on to do animation work for several of the Lantz Prod..."

Leo D. Sullivan

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"Leo D. Sullivan began his career in 1959 after graduating from the Chouinard Art Institute. He first worked as an assistant to Warner Bros. producer Bob Clampett on the television show, Beany and Cecil. In 1965, Sullivan met fellow animator Floyd Nor..."

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon studio

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"Active from 1929 to 1957, MGM produced some of the most well-known and well-liked cartoons syndicated all over the world, featuring characters such as Barney Bear, Droopy, and the now-iconic Tom and Jerry. MGM's first foray into animation was thr..."

Richard “Dick” Lundy

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"Dick Lundy was an animator and director, associated with several studios, including Disney, MGM and

Space Ghost: “The Heat Thing”

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Producer(s): Joseph Barbera William Hanna

Release Date: 10/09/1966

"Space Ghost imagines intergalactic adventures through the superhero Space Ghost and his sidekicks Jace and Jan, and their pet monkey Blip, who assist in keeping outer space free from trouble. Space Ghost was pivotal in the rising popularity of superh..."

Spring Hits a Snag

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Producer(s): Joseph Barbera and William Hanna

Release Date: 1961

""Snagglepuss rescues Lila, a lovely young miss in distress, who he then envisions as a suitable Mrs. Snagglepuss. This was actually Lila's plan all along and in no time at all, she is ensconced in Snag's domain. But all is not sweetness and light. Th..."

The Flintstones: Cave Scout Jamboree

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Producer(s): William Hanna and Joseph Barbera

Release Date: 01/04/1966

"After flooding the quarry where he works, Fred is laid off work for a few days. He convinces Wilma and Betty to accompany he and Barney on a camping trip, promising them a peaceful getaway. However, when they learn that their campground is the site o..."

The Yogi Bear Show: Ring-a-Ding Picnic Basket

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Producer(s): William Hanna and Joseph Barbera

Release Date: 1961

"Ranger Joe buys a new booby-trapped picnic basket to discourage Yogi Bear's picnic-stealing habits, but it's all for naught. However, when Yogi hears Ranger Joe talking on the phone about shooting an animal and shipping it to the zoo, he assumes that..."

Tom and Jerry – Safety Second

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Producer(s): Fred Quimby

Release Date: 01/07/1950

"Jerry and Nibbles celebrate spend the day prepping for 4th of July celebrations, however Jerry strongly disapproves of the latter's penchant for pyrotechnics, forbidding him from using fireworks and explosives for the occasion. Instead, Jerry propose..."

Tom Sito

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"Tom Sito is a highly influential American animator, animation historian and teacher, who has often been considered one of the key figures in the Disney Renaissance."

Unidentified Fiendish Object

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Producer(s): William Hanna Joseph Barbera

Release Date: 15/10/1966

"Buzz Conroy and Frankenstein Jr. face off against an evil alien and his robotic minion."

Warren Foster

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"Warren Foster was an American animator, writer and composer, known for his work first at Warner Bros. and later at Hanna-Barbera. "

William Hanna

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"William Hanna was a seven-time Oscar winning animation legend, who along with partner Joseph Barbera created hundreds of the most memorable cartoon characters and shorts. These characters incl..."

William Hanna and Joseph Barbera

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"William Hanna and Joseph Barbera were two animators from MGM who began their own animated television studio, Hanna-Barbera Productions; a studio which would dominate and transform the industry from the 60s to the end of the century.William Denby “B..."