Animation fans will want to be in Glendale, Calif., Sept. 21 for a Chuck Jones 102Gether, a film festival tribute to the teams that created the golden age of Warner Bros. cartoons to be held at the historic Alex Theatre.
For the first time ever, the families of many of the great directors, producers, writers and more of the era will come together, including the families of directors Tex Avery, Robert Clampett, Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, as well as producer Leon Schlesinger, voice artist Mel Blanc, and writer Michael Maltese.
Also expected to appear are living members of the Warner Bros. teams, June Foray, Auril Thompson and Martha Segal.
Cartoons from each of these directors will be shown on the big screen. A Q&A with representatives of each family will be conducted on stage following the program.
Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Bugs Bunny at the Symphony creator and conductor George Daugherty.
Tickets for the event, which begins at 3 p.m., range from $10 to $50 and can be purchased online through the Alex Theatre website.