"The Possum That Didn't".
3 Print Biographies |
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Frank Tash | Tish Tash | F. Tashlin
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on Tony Randall, 1965]: Randall takes direction beautifully. He filters it through his own mechanism. Some comedians imitate their directors. When you're working with Tony, you feel like a ballet master. His technique is as clean as a chess game. His control is beautiful to watch - an acting lesson for anyone interested in the art of acting.
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