Flebus was directed by former UPA animator Ernie Pintoff for Gene Deitch at TerryToons. Like Frank Tashlin at the Warner Brothers (and Columbia) cartoon departments, Pintoff went on to direct live-action motion pictures.
Sunday, November 25, 2007
Obscure cartoon character Gaston LeCrayon was created by Gene Deitch for TerryToons in the nineteen fifties. Click on Gene Deitch's name in the subject line to enjoy some animation that is far more stylized than this, done in the Cartoon Modern style. This short was directed by Dave Tendlar.