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(Cartoon Research)   A tribute to long-dead Leon Schlesinger and Edward Selzer, Warner Brothers' top "Looney Tunes" producers who enabled the WB animators, writers and actors to do their magic. That's all, folks   (cartoonresearch.com) divider line 5
    More: Cool, Looney Tunes, Warner Brothers, Leon Schlesinger, Edward Selzer, producers, animated cartoons, Chuck Jones, Tex Avery  
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2013-03-09 03:19:31 PM  
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Uhhhh,...the artists who actually created those classic Looney Tunes, such as Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble, Mike Maltese, Ken Harris, etc. were unanimous in their disgust of Leon Schlesinger and (especially) Edward Selzer.

Those two executives mainly thwarted the artists, rather than enabling them.
2013-03-09 04:54:41 PM  
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2013-03-09 04:38:11 PM  
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Also, Carl W. Stalling introduced me to classical music.
2013-03-09 01:00:54 PM  
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I seem to remember a story about Mel Blanc basing his Daffy Duck voice on Schlesinger. I could be wrong here but didn't Blanc do it as kind of a goof and when Schlesinger finally heard it he said "Thath the funniesth goddamn voith i've ever heard!"
2013-03-09 12:04:20 PM  
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