Fans of classic Looney Tunes will be gathering in Glendale California next month. Chuck Jones 102-Gether is a film festival tribute to the teams that created the Golden Age of Warner Bros. cartoons. For the first time ever, the families of many of the great directors, producers, writers and more of the era will come together, including the families of Tex Avery, Robert Clampett, Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, as well as Leon Schlesinger, Mel Blanc, and Michael Maltese. Also expected to appear are living members of the Warner Bros. team, including voice actress June Foray, and inkers/painters Auril Thompson, and Martha Segal.
The 2-hour event will begin at 2:30pm on Sunday September 21st at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale. Cartoons from each director will be shown on the big screen. M.C. for the evening: Bugs Bunny on Broadway/Bugs Bunny at the Symphony creator and conductor, Maestro George Daugherty. Q&A with representatives of each family on stage following the program.