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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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Lee Mendelson Looks Back on "Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown!"

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2015
In 1963, producer Lee Mendelson had formed his production company in San Francisco, CA, and produced the documentary A Man Named Mays. The documentary on famed baseball player Willie Mays had aired on NBC in the fall, and when Mendelson was looking around for his next project, he noticed a Peanuts comic strip about baseball […]
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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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CLIP: New "The Peanuts Movie" Trailer Highlights Snoopy, Reveals the Gang

by Todd DuBoison November 18, 2014
20th Century Fox has released the first full official trailer for Blue Sky Studios’ upcoming film The Peanuts Movie today. While the teaser trailer released in March features Charlie Brown and Snoopy the new video spotlights Snoopy and Woodstock, one of Snoopy’s fantasized dogfights against the Red Baron, and a brief look at the entire Peanuts gang with some physical […]
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Snoopy Gets Fancy Attire

by Alex Beanon August 1, 2014
Charlie Brown seemingly only has that single shirt with a zig zag stripe going through it while Linus, Lucy, Sally and Peppermint Patty all seem to have the same clothes on every television show or comic strip with only colors periodically changing and Snoopy – he doesn’t wear any clothes because dogs usually don’t. But […]

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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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CLIP: Teaser Trailer for "Peanuts" Movie Posted

by Todd DuBoison March 18, 2014
20th Century Fox has released a teaser trailer for Blue Sky Studios’ upcoming Peanuts feature film, which offers a first look at the movie’s art style and the appearances of Charlie Brown and Snoopy. The Peanuts movie is being produced by the son of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz, Craig Schulz, who wrote the screenplay […]