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DreamWorks Animation Now Owns Everyone's Childhood

Written by Cole the Kid Critic    Monday, 23 July 2012 20:47   

Dreamworks Animation (Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon) just bought out Classic Media for $155 million and have now called the company Dreamworks Classic. So what did Classic Media do or have that calls for such a grand number? Well glad you asked, Classic Media was a animation/production/distribution company that had collected the rights to a lot of old kid properties. Now that Dreamworks bought them out they now have the rights (not all of them complete) to the following...(takes deep breath)

altPostman Pat

Where's Waldo?

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer 

Frosty the Snowman

The entire Filmation catalog (HUGE IN THE 80's) He-Man, Fat Albert, etc.

The Lone Ranger

Lassie

Casper the Friendly Ghost

Richie Rich

Rocky and Bullwinkle 

Dudley Do-Right

Underdog

Tennessee Tuxedo

Gumby (that takes me back)

Felix the Cat

Mr. Magoo

Gerald McBoing-Boing

Little Golden Books (Pokey the Puppy Anyone?)

Turok

Little Lulu

Noddy (huge east of the Atlantic)

Olivia

Dick Tracy 

Brenda Starr

US Rights to certain Godzilla films

Voltron

Defender of the Universe

Everything from Big Idea including Veggie Tales (VEGGIE TALES??)

All pre-50's United Artist movies

All together they have around 450 different properties that now belong to Dreamworks Animation.

 

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