Thursday, November 02, 2006
Occasional Deitch 2006
When CBS wanted a new series of cartoons for its Captain Kangaroo show,
it turned to its recently acquired TerryToons studio, and told Deitch,
who was running the place, to come up with something fast, cheap and
wonderful. He did, converting a former comic strip of his, "Terr'ble
Thompson!", into Tom Terrific, a tireless boy with a hat like a funnel
and an imagination without end.
Posted by Tom Ray at 12:08 PM
Remember that company Universal Tube that owns the domain UTube.com? A release on one of the press wires says that UTube is now suing the video sharing site, demanding that YouTube stop using their name. Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corporation of Perrysburg, Ohio, has filed a lawsuit in the US District court in Toledo.
Posted by Tom Ray at 12:00 PM
Paramount Pictures bosses heard of Scorsese's plans and today acquired North American rights to his Rolling Stones documentary yesterday.The film, which will include historical and contemporary behind-the-scenes footage and interviews, is scheduled for release at the end of 2007.
Posted by Tom Ray at 11:56 AM