Actress of a thousand voices, the inimitable June Foray will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Creative Arts Emmy at a ceremony September 15. On the 21st of September, Foray will celebrate her birthday at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood during the “Chuck 101″ festivities celebrating the 101st birthday of animation director and producer, Chuck Jones. To learn more and to buy your tickets for the event at the Egyptian Theater, click here.
Chuck Jones Tribute
Family Matinee! Voice Actress June Foray In Person!
THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH
Sat, Sep 21, 2013 • 1:00pm
Come early with your family and draw your favorite cartoon characters!
The classic children's adventure novel comes to life in this Chuck Jones musical! Butch Patrick (“The Munsters”) plays Milo, a bored city kid who receives a mysterious gift of a magical tollbooth. Entering it, he finds himself transported from a live-action universe to a psychedelic animated one, then thrust into a series of far-out adventures. Voice-over legend June Foray, who voiced animated characters in the film alongside Mel Blanc, will appear for a discussion following the film. Stay afterward for a slice of cake to celebrate her birthday!
Chuck Jones Tribute
Family of Chuck Jones In Person!
Chuck Jones Birthday Celebration
Sat, Sep 21, 2013 • 8:00pm
As a fundraiser for the Chuck Jones Creativity Center, we celebrate the Oscar winner’s birthday with an evening of his most memorable Merrie Melodies and Looney Tunes, and discussions with his family members, creator/conductor of “Bugs Bunny at the Symphony” George Daugherty; David Wong, producer of "Bugs Bunny at the Symphony; author and critic, Leonard Maltin, and John Shulman, former general counsel and Executive Vice President of Warner Bros.
Tickets available at the box office or online at American Cinematheque.
Butch Patrick, perhaps best known for his role as Eddie Munster in the hit TV series (1964-66) "The Munsters" also starred in Chuck Jones's feature film, "The Phantom Tollbooth" as Milo, the young boy bored with everything, stopped by the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity yesterday to meet with Chuck's grandson, Craig Kausen and to pick-up his original Chuck Jones drawing that had been reframed for him. While there, Butch agreed to create a canvas for the Red Dot Auction, scheduled for May 11 at the Center. Photo by Stephen Russo