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Maltin interviews Joseph Barbera

by Adam Finley, posted Jul 12th 2006 6:31PM

joe barberaThis is one of those "six degrees of Kevin Bacon" type things, but a close friend of mine actually attended college with the grandson of Joseph Barbera, one-half of the famous Hanna-Barbera team who were responsible for most of our childhood memories by creating charcters like Tom and Jerry, Yogi Bear, and about fifty gajillion others. Google Video has a seven part interview with Mr. Barbera conducted by Leonard Maltin for the Archive of American Television. The entire interview clocks in at about four hours, and I've been watching little snippets here and there. It's interesting to watch, but I find it's much easier on my eyes if I just let the audio play and do things about the house as I listen to it. At any rate, if you're a fan I encourage you to check it out.

[via Cartoon Brew]

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If you're interested in accessing other longform interviews with television legends done by the Archive of American Television, check out the Archive's weblog at:

http://tvinterviewsarchive.blogspot.com

It has links to all of the collection's interviews available online and updates users when new interviews are posted.

July 14 2006 at 6:52 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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