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ASIFA-Hollywood’s Tribute to UPA Rescheduled

ASIFA-Hollywoods tribute to the work of UPA has been moved from February to March 26, 2006 at 6:00 pm. The event will examine the legacy of UPA (United Productions of America) the "anti-Disney" studio of the 1950s that is still influencing animation design today. The screening will feature rarely shown Columbia theatrical cartoons (in 35mm) starring Mr. Magoo and Gerald McBoing Boing, as well as groundbreaking TV shorts, commercials and industrial films. The event will also include a panel of distinguished guests and UPA veterans who will share their experiences and artistic influences. Jerry Beck will moderate the Q&A. The event will take place at the Egyptian Theatre, 6721 Hollywood Blvd. Admission is $9.00 and ASIFA-Hollywood members will receive a discount.

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