Posts Tagged ‘Bill Melendez’

Review: “Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown! (And Don’t Come Back!!)” – Thankfully, It Did

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2015
I am of two minds about Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (And Don’t Come Back!), the fourth and final Peanuts feature film from Charles Schulz, Lee Mendelson, and Bill Melendez. It has much bigger aspirations than any of the earlier Peanuts films, sending Charlie Brown and his friends to the French countryside on a trip strongly […]

Peanuts Animator Bill Melendez Dies at 91

by MonkeyFunkon September 3, 2008
Bill Melendez, best known for his work on various animated incarnations of Peanuts, died yesterday morning aged 91. Melendez’s distinguished career took him from Disney to Warner Brothers and to UPA, amongst other studios. His directorial credits range from 1965’s A Charlie Brown Christmas to 2006’s He’s a Bully, Charlie Brown. He was also the […]