Monday, February 16, 2009

Animation Everywhere

Not only did Dan's Chelsea Guitars do a bang-up job mending the warped bridge on my Washburn, they're now an animation art gallery.

Inappropriately enough, housed in the Chelsea Hotel -whose many famed inhabitants include Harry Smith, I spotted these on my way to the 23rd Street F train.

Somehow, I neglected to Nancy Drew-it-up and ask the guys inside where they came from.

From what I can tell, these are Australian TV cartoons from the 70s and 80s produced by Burbank Films Australia. Trace and painters will be proud to know their work now prices at more than triple what they were paid to produced it!


Liesje Kraai said...

Although with the exchange rate these days I'm sure the USD isn't worth much over there... more like double what they were paid.

Did you buy any?

Elliot Cowan said...

I am sad to say that until last November the Australian dollar was respectable with good taste in clothing.
These heady days have been abandoned.

I remember these films from my childhood.
The only thing I hated more was The Thunderbirds.