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V.T. Hamlin Collections

Box 4

Videos

Fabulous Funnies Vol. 1. "Safety Second," "Comic-ition," " Animal Crack-ups" 69 min. Filmation Associates, 1978. 2 copies, VHS gift of Ray Snodgrass, 1999, BETA gift of Margaret Howell.

Fabulous Funnies Vol. 2. "Yeah, but Would You Want Your Sister to Marry an Artist?", "Save Our World," "Bods and Clods." 69 min. Filmation Associates, 1978. VHS. Gift of Margaret Howell.

Fabulous Funnies Vol. 3. "Save our World " and "Yeah, but Would You Want Your Sister to Marry an Artist?" Filmation Associates. VHS. Gift of Ray Snodgrass and Margaret Howell, 2002.

Fabulous Funnies Vol. 4 two untitled stories. Gift of Margaret Howell, 2000.

Fabulous Funnies Presents Alley Oop in "That's Life." 30 min. Filmation Associates, 1986. 2 copies. Gift of Ray Snodgrass and Margaret Howell, 1 copy each, 1999.

Fabulous Funnies. Contains complete videos of Vol. 1 and "That's Life" plus "Different Jokes for Different Folks." 2 copies. VHS. Gift of Ray Snodgrass and Margaret Howell, 1 copy each, 1999.

Fabulous Funnies Presents Alley Oop in "The Captain and the Kids" in School Daze. 30 min. Filmation Associates, 1978. Gift of Ray Snodgrass and Margaret Howell, 2002.

Animation cels. Fabulous Funnies Cartoon. Filmation, 1978.

Story synopsis, 3 pages.
Production cels (2).
Original drawing (1).
Purchased from Van Eaton Studios, Sherman Oaks, Ca., 1999.

Alley Oop lunch box with candy. Licensed by United Media, manufactured by American Specialty Confection Co, 1998. Gift of Jack Bender. 2 copies.

Rubber Alley Oop Halloween mask. Gift of Ray Snodgrass, 2003.

Alley Oop embroidered pot holder. Gift of Ray Snodgrass, 2003.

Max Allan Collins interview of Teddy Dewalt on January 10, 2001 at Ellis Library, University of Missouri-Columbia. VHS.

Animation film cell from Fabulous Funnies, 1978. Gift of Ray Snodgrass, 2003.

Box 5

"Alley Oop" 45 rpm recording. Performed by the Hollywood Argyles. Written by D. Frazier. Arranged by Gary (Flip) Paxton. Los Angeles, Lute Records, 1960. Gift of Ray Snodgrass, 1998. Sheet music is in Box 2, Folder 32.

"Alley Oop" CD made from original recording. See above.

"Alley Oop: A Tuneful Memory!" CD. Disc #2. Copy from an anonymous doner, 2002.

Alley Oop Compilation tape. Contains original "Alley Oop" recording (recorded by the Hollywood Argyles), "Cholly-Oop" (recorded by the Hong Kong White Sox) and "Alley Oop Was a Two Dab Man" demo tape by Gary Paxton.

Bowling Alley Oop, the Cave Man (recorded by The Ape Quartet from the album "The Big Itch" vol. 4).

"Alley-Oop *Live Version*" orchestral accompaniment (orchestra not identified) recorded before a live audience. Cassette tape. Anonymous gift, 2001.

Collins, Ace. Disco Duck and Other Adventures in Novelty Music. New York: Berkeley Boulevard, 1998. Book with chapter on the Alley Oop Song.

The Game of Alley Oop. Royal Toy Company, Worcester, Ma., 1937. Gift of Ray Snodgrass, 1998. Game given by Ray Snodgrass is located in the cataloged collection (COMIC PN6728 .A45 G36 1937). Another game given by Margaret Howell is located here. (See Hamlin I, Folder 53 for newspaper article with photograph of man playing the game. See Hamlin II, Box 1, FF 58 for a description and playing instructions of a variation of the game.)

The Game of Alee Oop. Roy Toy Company, Worcester, Ma., 1937. Identical to Game of Alley Oop except for name, name of manufacturer and illustration on can.

Alley Oop magnets (8). Apparently reproduced from color photos in Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics, pp. 190-192. The magnets reproduce the full Sunday strip November 10, 1940 and August 4, 1935 and individual panels from another Sunday strip in 1935. Purchased on eBay. Gift of Margaret Howell, 1999.

Movie Jecktor Projector and Alley Oop movie. Also movies of Tom Sawyer's Adventure, Tom Sawyer Seeking Buried Treasure, Huckleberry Finn Our Group's Dark Side, Tom Sawyer in the Pirate Crew, Huckleberry Finn's Adventures and Huckleberry Finn the Splendid Rescue.

Alley Oop Movie Jecktor film. Gift of Ray Snodgrass, 2003.

Hand cranked projector, parchment-like movies. Gift of Margaret Howell. Photos and information about Movie Jecktor gift of Ray Snodgrass.

325th Bomb Squad (Reinstated) Whiteman Air Force Base. Alley Oop cap, scarf and T-shirt.

Coffee mug from Alley Oop theme park in Iraan, Texas showing a drawing of Alley Oop riding Dinny. Gift of Ronald Sharrah, 2002.

Alley Oop Days cap from Iraan, Texas. Gift of Margaret Howell.

Alley Oop can/cup holder from Iraan-Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Iraan, Texas. Gift of Margaret Howell.

Frisbee from Alley Oop Fantasyland in Iraan, Texas. Gift of Margaret Howell.

Alley Oop T-shirt from Iraan, Texas. Gift of Margaret Howell.

325th Bomb Squad golf towel from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, with picture of Alley Oop riding Dinny. Gift of Margaret Howell.

Button from Alley Oop Fantasyland, Iraan, Texas. Gift of Margaret Howell.

Alley Oop figurine from Classic Comic character series in decorated tin.

Small Alley Oop button.