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The story so far: In the late 1960s Ralph Bakshi is sent by American producer Steve Krantz to Al Guest Productions in Toronto to try and salvage the animated series Rocket Robin Hood, which is in lawsuit hell. But when Ralph plans to bring layouts and model sheets back to [...]
Our story so far: Ralph Bakshi is asked by producer Steve Krantz to take over production of a troubled series, Rocket Robin Hood, which is being produced in Canada by Al Guest and a multi-national crew. He goes, having no idea what he’s walking into… “I took over the studio, [...]
For most people, working in animation is a job. If you’re anywhere around Ralph Bakshi, however, it’s probably an adventure. Bakshi, of course, is the producer/director of Fritz the Cat, Heavy Traffic, Coonskin, and the real film version of Lord of the Rings, as well as the man who revitalized Terrytoons in [...]
The 1980s are kind of hit and miss when it comes to animated features, especially independent productions. One of the hits is The Last Unicorn, a fantasy tale that adapted the popular novel by Peter S. Beagle. Produced by Rankin-Bass and featuring animation from the Japanese studio Topcraft that later [...]