Posts Tagged ‘classic animation’

"The Jetsons" Season 2 Vol. 1 Arrives on June 2, 2009

by Ed Liuon March 17, 2009
Warner Home Video has announced the Jetsons Season 2, Volume 1, will be shipping on DVD on June 2, 2009. The set will continue the misadventures of the family from tomorrow, with 21 episodes on 3 discs. Suggested retail price is $34.98. The full press release follows. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ♫”Meet George Jetson…”♫ The Jetsons: […]

"Popeye the Sailor Vol. 2" Cartoon Classics Best Viewed Without "Friends"

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2008
Some classics are best appreciated in modern times as building blocks. Any understanding of history will show that they broke new ground at the time they were made and formed the foundation for much of what would follow. However, for most modern audiences, they have much more interest as history than as entertainment. There are […]

"Oswald": Now We’re All "Lucky"

by Maxie Zeuson February 5, 2008
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, surely, must have been one of the more challenging projects to cross the desks of Disney’s renowned marketing department. True, the company has in its “Walt Disney Treasures” format a product line designed to carry this kind of specialty content. But in Oswald we’re not talking about a famous, world-beloved character […]

"Tom and Jerry Tales" Vol. 4 Gets March DVD Date

by Maxie Zeuson December 5, 2007
Warner Home Video will release Tom and Jerry Tales: Volume 4 to DVD on March 11, 2008, the company announced today. The volume will include twelve cartoons from the Kids WB television series, including “I Dream of Meanie,” “The Cat Whisperer,” and “Jungle Love.” It will retail for $14.97. [Source: Warner Home Video] Read the […]

Frank Molieri on Updating "Tom and Jerry"

by Ed Liuon September 19, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed producer Frank Molieri about his work on The New Adventures of Tom & Jerry. Among other topics, Molieri discusses the first question he asked Warner Brothers when he was asked to pick up the assignment, the many ways that he tries to stay faithful to the spirit of the original […]

Oswald, Classic Donald, and Disneyland in New Disney Treasures DVDs

by Ed Liuon April 2, 2007
Buena Vista Home Entertainment has announced the next three Walt Disney Treasures DVDs, which will be arriving in stores on December 11, 2007. The discs will include Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, containing the silent short films made from 1926 – 1927; Chronological Donald, Volume 3, containing Donald Duck short films from 1947 – 1950; and […]

Looney Tunes Golden Collection Vol. 4 DVD Specs Announced

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2006
The specifications for the 4-disc Looney Tunes Golden Collection Vol. 4 and the 2-disc Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection Vol. 4 have been released by Warner Home Video. No information on special features or extras was announced as of publication time. (via Cartoon Brew)

"Rocky & Bullwinkle" Season 3 DVD Set Coming Soon

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2005
Writer Mark Evanier notes the upcoming release of Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends: The Complete Third Season on his weblog, with a brief follow-up message expanding on the contents of the set.

More Classic Hanna-Barbera Toons On the Way

by Maxie Zeuson July 14, 2005
There are no details yet, but press statements indicate that Warner Home Video will be releasing The Flintstones: The Complete Fourth Season, Huckleberry Hound: Vol. 1, and Yogi Bear: The Complete Series to DVD. Trailers for these sets are included on certain October WHV releases.

"Tom and Jerry Spotlight 2" Coming in October

by Maxie Zeuson July 14, 2005
Warner Home Video will release the Tom and Jerry Spotlight Collection: Vol 2 to DVD on October 25, the company said yesterday. The colllection will boast forty restored and remastered shorts, including the debut short “Puss Gets the Boot,” three Academy Award nominees, and six CinemaScope releases. Extras include audio commentaries on “Saturday Evening Puss,” […]