Aesop's Fables: The 1920s Vol. 1 Blu-Ray/DVD

A project in Buffalo, NY by Thad Komorowski

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From the new label Cartoon Logic, a restored Blu-Ray/DVD collection of classic 1920s cartoons by Paul Terry, the dean of animation!
Backers: 495
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $26,292 of $15,000
Dates: Sep 13th -> Oct 26th (44 days)
Project By: Thad Komorowski
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Latest News

Stretch Goal #2 Reached!

October 19th - via:
Thanks to all of you, we're now over the top and Aesop's Fables: The 1920s Vol. 1 will feature twenty cartoons! This Kickstarter has been such a resounding success that plans for Vol. 2 are already under way. Literally hundreds of these cartoons... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2: Subway Sally Preview!

October 11th - via:
We're a little over two weeks away from the deadline, and still about $2,700 shy of our $22,000 stretch goal for extending the program to 20 cartoons. I truly appreciate the additional pledges since the stretch goal was announced! To entice more... (Read More)

Note About Changing Pledges

October 7th - via:
A number of backers have said they are unable to change their pledges (as in adding a disc or "Special Thanks" to their current reward) without completely deleting their pledge and pledging again. Since I can't see what you're seeing as the project... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2: Five More Fables Cartoons!

October 6th - via:
Here it is, gang: Stretch Goal #2, and a much bigger one than before. If we can get the pledge total to $22,000, we’re going to include five more Fables cartoons! The titles will be: The Ant and the Grasshopper (1921) The Ugly Ducking (1925)... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 Reached!

October 4th - via:
Wonderful! Thanks to you, the disc will now include the bonus Terry/Shields Chaplin cartoons! Stretch Goal #2 is coming soon. It will require a few thousand dollars more, and I need to finalize a few details first before I can announce it. But keep... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1: Bonus John Terry/Jerry Shields Cartoons!

October 2nd - via:
At long last, the first stretch goal! Charlie Judkins is really excited about this one.  Silent film fans know that there were various attempts at animated Charlie Chaplin cartoons, but they're quite uncommon, particularly the earliest ones done in... (Read More)

Update #7: Stretch Goals are Coming...

September 29th - via:
Thanks again for all of your support, folks. I keep repeating myself, but it's wonderful to see early pre-orders for Cartoon Logic's launch title. I have zero doubt we'll see a Vol. 2 not too long after Vol. 1, or a collection of other rarities... (Read More)

Update #6: Fully Funded!!!

September 25th - via:
From HER BEN, slated for inclusion on Vol. 1! WHOOPEE!!! We did it! Cartoon Logic's debut collection, Aesop's Fables: The 1920s Vol. 1, will now be a reality thanks to you! Fully funded in less than two weeks! Now that's the Paul Terry standard!... (Read More)

Update #5: 75% funded — and the playlist!

September 21st - via:
Herb Roth's wonderful caricature of Paul Terry. Courtesy of Martin Almeyra. Hi all, We've seen a boost in pledges today thanks to an e-mail blast from ClassicFlix. We're now 75% of the way there! We're all grateful for your generosity! People have... (Read More)

Update #4: Yes, region-free!

September 20th - via:
From SMALL TOWN SHERIFF (1927), one of the many Farmer Al cartoons slated for inclusion on Vol. 1! We've had a few questions from international fans if Aesop's Fables: The 1920s Vol. 1 will be region-free. The answer is... YES! This, and future... (Read More)

Update #3: Now a "Project We Love"!

September 18th - via:
From HARD CIDER (1926), a hysterical Farmer Al short slated for inclusion on Vol. 1! Wow! As I was about to do another social media blast, I got the notification that Kickstarter has christened Aesop's Fables: The 1920s Vol. 1 a "Project We Love"!... (Read More)

Update #2: 50% there!

September 16th - via:
From THE PEARL DIVERS (1923), slated for inclusion on Vol. 1, which anticipates the many two-animal partner/con stories that defined many later Terry cartoons. Wow! We're already more than halfway there on funding, not even three days in! Everyone... (Read More)

Day 1 - 37% Funded!

September 14th - via:
From THE SPENDTHRIFT, an early Fable that will be included on Aesop's Fables: The 1920s Vol. 1! Hi backers, I'm thrilled with the positive reception thus far! Over a third of the way there in barely 24 hours! Paul Terry himself would be impressed... (Read More)

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