I collect stupid things and you probably want to see them too. Plus someday I hope I get money from you.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
Magic Whistle: The Movie. September 2012
Here's the latest of the “animations” I've been doing monthly...
People have asked me where I got the laughing from. It's not from the traditional laughtrack I've used in the other videos. It was something called the Okeh Laughing Record from 1923, probably most famous for its use in Tex Avery's last cartoon.
The propaganda song is from a World War II song called We Did It Before And We Can Do It Again. I have no idea why the image here is flipped. I think it has something to do with being done so YouTube censor robots can't detect things which could potentially violate copyright.
You may recognize it from a lot of cartoons, like this one directed by Friz Freleng. (incidentally, his colleague, Chuck Jones, would have been 100 this past Friday.)
Some people don't realize you can make images bigger by clicking on them or that there are earlier postings beyond this page. Well, now you know. You're welcome.
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SAM HENDERSON has been doing comics, illustration and writing popular among people aware of their existence since his birth, though he wasn't paid for it until 1991. In addition to his own book,The Magic Whistle, clients have included Nickelodeon, New York Press, DC Comics, Heavy Metal,and ...um... Screw. He was a storyboard director for SpongeBob Squarepants in 2001.
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