Jerry Beck


  • Film

Win, lose or draw


The Academy's animation branch may have fewer features to consider, compared with numbers from previous years, but there's a much wider array of techniques on display. And, without a Pixar…

The Pink Panther


Sleek and slinky, the Pink Panther is the hippest cat in the cartoon kingdom. From his scene-stealing performance during the opening titles in Blake Edwards' original 1964 spoof through his…



Charles Schulz's humble "Peanuts" comic strip began in 1950. It grew in popularity in that decade and virtually exploded as a pop sensation in the 1960s -- spawning books, Broadway musicals…

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