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Schulz Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary of "Charlie Brown Christmas" with "Animating Comics" Exhibit

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2015
50th Anniversary of A Charlie Brown Christmas Celebrated in New Schulz Museum Exhibition, Animating Comics, May 2 – October 15, 2015 (Santa Rosa, CA) The December 9, 1965 debut of A Charlie Brown Christmas brought Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang home to more than 15 million television viewers and enjoyed immediate acclaim. Earning an […]

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Review: "Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown!" Offers a Fun Trip Up Nostalgia River

by Ed Liuon February 11, 2015
Charles Schulz, Lee Mendelson, and Bill Melendez only produced four theatrical Peanuts movies, and Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown is a solid contribution to the animated Peanuts body of work, even if I don’t think anyone would consider it among the best of them. It is definitely one of the better animated Peanuts productions […]
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"Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown!" Debuts on DVD on February 10, 2015

by Ed Liuon December 9, 2014
A Classic Peanuts Feature-Length Movie Makes Its DVD Debut RACE FOR YOUR LIFE, CHARLIE BROWN Street Date: 2/10/15 Approx. Runtime: 76 minutes SRP: $14.99 U.S./16.99 Canada Overview: Written by Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, RACE FOR YOUR LIFE, CHARLIE BROWN is a delightful and fun-filled adventure that the whole family can enjoy. Newly remastered for […]

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Peanuts Voice Actors Speak Out

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
Thanks to the lengthy efforts of author and animation archeologist Marc Tyler Nobleman, the voice actors who gave life to the array of characters from Charles Schulz’s iconic “Peanuts” comic strip when they came to the television screen in various specials, talked about their experiences voicing their characters. Nobleman painstakingly tracked down many of the […]
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ABC Will Continue Airing "Peanuts" Holiday Specials Until 2020

by PowerZordon December 13, 2013
ABC Television Network announced today that it has extended for the next 20 years its deal for the airing rights of the Charlie Brown Holiday Specials with Peanuts Worldwide LLC and Lee Mendelson Film Productions. This deal, gives ABC Television Network the rights to air the Charlie Brown specials until 2020. “We are thrilled that […]

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Peter Robbins, Original Charlie Brown Actor, Sentenced to One-Year in Jail

by Ed Liuon May 9, 2013
Peter Robbins, the original voice actor for Charlie Brown in the first Peanuts animated television specials, has been sentenced to one year in jail for threatening a former girlfriend and stalking her plastic surgeon. Robbins has been in jail since his arrest in January, and pleaded guilty to the charges against him in April. He […]
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Former Charlie Brown Voice Actor Pleads Not Guilty to Stalking, Criminal Threats Charges

by Ed Liuon January 25, 2013
Former Charlie Brown voice actor Peter Robbins has pleaded not guilty to 2 counts of stalking and 10 counts of criminal threats. The charges relate to Robbins’ ex-girlfriend and the plastic surgeon who performed a breast augmentation on her. The actor is currently in jail with bail set at $550,000, and a preliminary hearing is […]

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PR: Schulz Museum Celebrates the Holiday Season with "The Art of Peanuts Animation"

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2012
Exhibition of Rare Animation Cels Schulz Museum Celebrates the Holiday Season with The Art of Peanuts Animation (Santa Rosa, CA) Peanuts has been associated with the holidays since that December evening in 1965 when A Charlie Brown Christmas was broadcast on television for the first time. Forty-seven years later, the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center is highlighting […]
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20th Century Fox to Release CGI "Peanuts" Feature in 2015

by Ed Liuon October 11, 2012
ComingSoon.net reports that Peanuts Worldwide, 20th Century Fox, and Blue Sky Studios will be uniting to produce a Peanuts feature film slated for release on November 25, 2015, marking the 65th anniversary of Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip and the 50th anniversary of the seminal TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas. Schulz’s son Craig […]