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Caveman: V. T. Hamlin and Alley Oop

Here’s the fascinating story of Vincent T. Hamlin, the innovative Iowa-born cartoonist who created the long-running comic strip ALLEY OOP.

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About This Film
Overview

Here’s the fascinating story of Vincent T. Hamlin, the innovative Iowa-born cartoonist who created the long-running comic strip ALLEY OOP.  With a lively rock score, pop art imagery and a cast of celebrated cartoonists, CAVEMAN explores the history of the dinosaur-packed comic that inspired the popular ‘60s song, and paved the way for THE FLINTSTONES and JURASIC PARK. Filmmaker Max Allan Collins knows the world of comics, writing the world-famous DICK TRACY strip and creating the classic graphic novel ROAD TO PERDITION and providing the basis of the Academy Award-winning Tom Hanks film.

2005 | 53 min | Color | 1.33:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital Stereo | All Region | Rated G

Special Features:

  • Will Eisner’s last lengthy on-camera interview! The father of the graphic novel on comics from ALLEY OOP to KRAZY KAT, from POPEYE to his own classic SPIRIT (approximately 43 minutes)
  • Panel Discussion with writer/director Collins, producer Mark Lambert and current ALLEY OOP artists, Jack and Carole Bender, from 2008 Iowa Historical Museum screening (approximately 50 minutes)
  • Commentary with writer/director Max Allan Collins
  • Commentary with Jack & Carol Bender
  • “Good Morning Tulsa” Interview with Jack & Carole Bender

Actors

Max Allan Collins, Vincent T. Hamlin, Jack and Carole Bender, Will Eisner, Michael Cornelison, Teddy Dewalt, Dave Graue

Directed by

Max Allan Collins

“Caveman: V. T. Hamlin and Alley Oop”

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