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Frank Tashlin (1913–1972)

Frank Tashlin was born on February 19, 1913 in Weehawken, New Jersey, USA as Francis Fredrick von Taschlein. He was a director and writer, known for Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957), The Girl Can't Help It (1956) and Artists and Models (1955). He was married to Jean Deines, Mary Costa and Dorothy Marguerite Hill. He died on May 5, 1972 in ... See full bio »

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(1956)
(1955)
Say One for Me Director
(1959)

Filmography

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 1996 The Bugs n' Daffy Show (TV Series) (original material)
 1995 That's Warner Bros.! (TV Series) (original material)
 1988 Bugs vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars (TV Special short) (as F. Tashlin, classic cartoon clips)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special) (classic cartoons)
 1967 Caprice
 1966 One Chance (Short)
 1961 Bachelor Flat
 1961 Snow White and the Three Stooges (uncredited)
 1960 Cinderfella
 1960 The Frances Langford Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1954-1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Honest Man (1956)
 1954 The Great Gildersleeve (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1951 The Lemon Drop Kid (uncredited)
 1947 The Way of Peace (Short)
 1946 Choo Choo Amigo (Short)
 1946 Pepito's Serenade (Short)
 1946 The Lady Said No (Short)
 1946 Hollywood Canine Canteen (Short) (uncredited)
 1946 Hare Remover (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Nasty Quacks (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Tale of Two Mice (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Behind the Meat-Ball (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 The Unruly Hare (Short)
 1944 The Stupid Cupid (Short)
 1944 Booby Hatched (Short)
 1944 Plane Daffy (Short)
 1944 Censored (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Brother Brat (Short)
 1944 The Chow Hound (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Swooner Crooner (Short)
 1944 I Got Plenty of Mutton (Short)
 1943 Puss n' Booty (Short)
 1943 The Home Front (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Goldbrick (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Scrap Happy Daffy (Short)
 1943 Porky Pig's Feat (Short)
 1942 A Hollywood Detour (Short)
 1941 The Tangled Angler (Short)
 1941 The Fox and the Grapes (Short)
 1938 You're an Education (Short)
 1938 Little Pancho Vanilla (Short)
 1938 Cracked Ice (Short)
 1938 Wholly Smoke (Short)
 1938 The Major Lied 'Til Dawn (Short)
 1938 Porky's Spring Planting (Short)
 1938 Have You Got Any Castles? (Short)
 1938 Porky the Fireman (Short)
 1938 Now That Summer Is Gone (Short)
 1938 Porky at the Crocadero (Short)
 1937 The Woods Are Full of Cuckoos (Short) (supervisor)
 1937 Porky's Double Trouble (Short)
 1937 Speaking of the Weather (Short)
 1937 Porky's Railroad (Short)
 1937 Porky's Building (Short) (as Frank Tash)
 1937 Porky's Romance (Short) (as Frank Tash)
 1937 Porky's Road Race (Short) (as Frank Tash)
 1936 Porky in the North Woods (Short) (as Frank Tash)
 1936 Little Beau Porky (Short) (as Frank Tash)
 1936 Porky's Poultry Plant (Short) (as Frank Tash)
 1933 Hook & Ladder Hokum (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "How to Create Cartoons". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frank Tash | Tish Tash | F. Tashlin

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Orson Welles, 1962]: I think Welles is great. There are no better pictures than "Citizen Kane" and "The Magnificent Ambersons". A few years ago, when I was working over at RKO, I saw the footage he had shot for that South American picture he never finished, "It's All True". A lot of it was in color. I don't know, I must've sat there maybe ten hours, and I just can't describe it to you. It was... See more »

Trivia:

Wrote and illustrated four children's books from 1946-52: "The Bear That Wasn't", "The Possum That Didn't", "The World That Isn't" and "The Turtle That Couldn't". See more »

Trademark:

His cartoons featured quick editing, wild and outrageous gags, and extremely odd angles

Nickname:

Tish

Star Sign:

Pisces

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