Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Jello Commercial with Cheshire Cat - 1956?

Here is one of two Jello commercials that I have featuring Alice in Wonderland animation. This first one is pretty standard stuff, it re-uses feature film animation exclusively (with some new live action of a little girl with Jello), but re-rendered for TV with thick black lines for the crappy TV pictures in the 1950s. This originally came from a collection of commercials entitled Cartoons Celing Commercials. The jacket of this collection lists the date of these commercials as 1956, but I have no other corroborating evidence to support that date.

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Voice over is by Sterling Holloway, which is pretty cool, and Alice's voice sounds like Kathryn Beaumont, but have not confirmed that.

2 comments:

Matterhorn1959 said...

I love the Sterling Holloway voice over. Thanks for sharing.

Vintage Disneyland Tickets said...

I love the voice over too! Fun b & w commercials, j-e-l-l-o! Happy New Year Matt!

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