Knowledge Identifier: +Frank_Tashlin
In 1930, he started working for Paul Terry as a cartoonist on the "Aesop's Film Fables" cartoon series, worked briefly for Amadee J. Van Beuren, but he was just as much a drifter in his animation career as he had been as a teenager
He moved to Hal Roach's studio in 1935 as a writer
Victor McLaglen - The highlight of his career was an Academy *award for Best Actor for his role in "The Informer" , based on a novel by Liam O'Flaherty; Frank Tashlin's 1938 cartoon "Have You Got Any Castles-" features a caricature of McLaglen emerging from the novel and literally informing someone about some shady characters
Tommy Dorsey - Also, Tommy Dorsey wrote the song "Peckin' With Penguins" for a 1938 Frank Tashlin directed Porky Pig cartoon, "Porky's Spring Planting" for the studio Warner Bros.
Afterward, he served as production manager at Columbia Pictures' Screen Gems animation studio in 1941
Looney Tunes - Bugs made a cameo appearance in 1942 in the Avery/Clampett cartoon "Crazy Cruise" and at the end of the Frank Tashlin 1943 cartoon "Porky Pig's Feat" which marked Bugs' only appearance in a black-and-white "Looney Tunes" short
Looney Tunes - The final black-and-white "Looney Tunes" short was "Puss n' Booty" in 1943 directed by Frank Tashlin
Another children's story which Tashlin wrote in 1949 was recorded by Spike Jones, "How the Circus Learned to Smile"
Tashlin began his career directing feature films when he was asked to finish directing the 1951 film "The Lemon Drop Kid" starring Bob Hope
Mary Costa - In 1952, after meeting people at a party with her future husband, director Frank Tashlin, she auditioned for the part of Disney's Princess Aurora
Beginning with the 1956 film "The Girl Can't Help It", with its satirical look at early rock and roll, Tashlin had a streak of commercial successes with the Martin and Lewis film "Hollywood or Bust" in 1956, "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter-" in 1957, which, like 1956's "The Girl Can't Help It", starred actress and "Playboy" model "Jayne Mansfield", and six of Jerry Lewis' early solo films
His final film was "The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell" starring Bob Hope and Phyllis Diller in 1968
Also, "Rock Hunter's" broad, colorful satire of Madison Avenue advertising earned it a spot on the National Film Registry in 2000