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Mr. Potato Head

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in Americana, Featured, Kids Stuff | Comments Off on Mr. Potato Head

It’s hard to believe today, but Mr. Potato Head was originally sold…without a head. Somehow, “Mr. Potato Parts”...

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Film Studio: Pixar

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in Americana, Film | 1 comment

Hard to imagine how many films 20th Century Fox has made. Or MGM. Or Universal, Columbia, Paramount. But we know how many Pixar has made....

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Film: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Posted by on Oct 22, 2010 in Film | Comments Off on Film: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

  Computer animation can be a marvelous thing, and studios such as Pixar have taken it to a new level of excellence. So it’s...

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Film: The Lion King

Posted by on May 14, 2010 in Film | 1 comment

Walt Disney Studios was on quite a roll, with each feature becoming more sophisticated in its animation, themes, and music. The Little...

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Film: Toy Story

Posted by on Mar 1, 2010 in Film | Comments Off on Film: Toy Story

This post honors Toy Story (1995) and Toy Story 2 (1999), both of which are among the best animated features of all time. In the original,...

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