"The Possum That Didn't".
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Frank Tash | Tish Tash | F. Tashlin
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on Jerry Lewis]: Jerry is my best friend - I know if ever I were in any need, all I'd have to do is make a phone call. Sometimes, on a professional basis, he's exasperating, but anyone who's talented is.
According to Tashlin, he was fired from his animator job at Warner Brothers in 1936 when producer Leon Schlesinger
discovered that Tashlin was also drawing a successful daily comic strip, "Van Boring," that was running in the Los Angeles Times. Schlesinger demanded a cut of Tashlin's profits from the comic strip, Tashlin refused, and Schlesinger fired him.
His cartoons featured quick editing, wild and outrageous gags, and extremely odd angles