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This comprehensive collection of Max Fleischer cartoon masterpieces presents over 30 rarely seen Technicolor animated shorts, produced during the golden age of animation. Fleischer created the "Color Classics," a twisted collection of musical cartoons, to showcase his patented "Stereo-optical Process" that created the illusion of depth by animating his characters over three-dimensional, live action backgrounds. In this special digital picture and sound restoration, you'll discover a menagerie of wonderfully bizarre new characters and a massive dose of the Fleischers' surreal humor. Highlights include "Greedy Humpty Dumpty," "The Cobweb Hotel," "Ants In The Plants," and "The Fresh Vegetable Mystery." Featured are two Academy Award Cartoon Short Subject nominees - "Educated Fish" (1937) and "Hunky and Spunky" (1938) - as well as famed Fleischer femme fatale Betty Boop ("Poor Cinderella") and Grampy ("Christmas Comes But Once A Year"), and a potpourri of great song cartoons such as "Dancing On The Moon," "Hold It," "An Elephant Never Forgets," and "Small Fry." This collection is a dream come true for cartoon aficionados and Fleischer fanatics, young and old alike! Animated characters: BETTY BOOP, GRAMPY, HUMPTY DUMPTY, HUNKY and SPUNKY and more! Bonus Features: Commentary by animation historian Jerry Beck| Rare production artwork still frame gallery| Documentary about the Fleischer studio| Cartoon Menu. Specs: 2-DVD9s; Dolby Digital Mono; 270 minutes; Color; 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio; MPAA - NR; Year - 1934-1941; SRP - $19.99.
GREAT COLLECTION FOR FLEISCHER FANS!!! NOT DIGITAL QUALITY, BUT ENJOYABLE!Published 23 days ago by jeff greenfield
These are beautiful cartoons, and the sound quality is also great. Many have songs in them, and they are just great to watch with the whole family.Published 3 months ago by Jean Marie Beck
It was what I was looking for, as I was looking for some of the old Fleischer cartoons. My only complaint was that I wish they would have done some color correction as at time a... Read morePublished 4 months ago by stan c.
Great variety of vintage cartoons. If you like the look and humor of the old 30's and 40's cartoons, you'll love this disc!Published 6 months ago by Smiley
I am so happy to own this dvd collection! It has two of my childhood favs on here... "Somewhere in Dreamland" & "Christmas comes but once a year". Read morePublished 7 months ago by lydia uhl
Can't say enough about the old CLASSIC cartoons! Just nothing like them! Love this!Published 9 months ago by CheriByGrace