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Strange As It Seems: Official Book Trailer Flies Through Space

February 22nd, 2016 · No Comments

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BOOK TRAILER BY 14 FILM

FROM THE WONDERFUL SITE, CARTOON RESEARCH  “Here is a remarkable tale of Hollywood history that sheds light on the man who provided the music for several TV cartoon series of the 1960s – not to mention the infamous Ed Wood feature Plan 9 From Outer Space. The son of poverty-row movie composer Lee Zahler, Gordon Zahler was paralyzed as a teenager in a ninth-grade gymnastic stunt gone horribly wrong. But that didn’t stop him …  Author Chip Jacobs was Gordon Zahler’s nephew and he throughly traces his uncles incredible career – which included providing music to numerous animated series including the King Features TV Popeye’s, Filmation’s Superman and Larry Harman’s Bozo (to name but a few). Zahler also partnered with Walter Lantz … It’s a fascinating read …”

 

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