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Animation

Clutch Cargo: 'Syncro-Vox' Animation Was An Unlikely Hi...

February 15, 2021

Airing in 1959-60, Clutch Cargo was unlike any other cartoon, thanks to the miracle of "Syncro-Vox" animation. In Syncro-Vox, a human talking mouth is superi...

Rudolph And The Rankin-Bass Holiday Empire: Facts And T...

December 6, 2020

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer and other Rankin/Bass TV specials, including Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town and The Year Without A Santa Claus, are holiday sho...

Ray Harryhausen's Stop-Motion Animation: How He Made Th...

June 29, 2020

With Jason and the Argonauts, Clash of the Titans, One Million B.C., and three Sinbad movies, stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen created fantasy worlds tha...

Ralph Bakshi, 'Fritz The Cat's Outlaw Animator: Films, ...

January 5, 2020

With daring animated films Fritz The Cat (1972), Heavy Traffic (1973), Wizards (1977), Lord Of The Rings (1978), and Fire And Ice (1983), director Ralph Baks...

Animated 'Lord of the Rings' From 1978: Ralph Bakshi's ...

August 14, 2019

In 1978, The Lord Of The Rings hit movie theaters and introduced Frodo, Gandalf, Gollum, and the rest of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earthlings to a generation o...