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Casper, The Friendly Ghost (cartoon)

    (Theatrical Cartoons since 1943;
     Syndicated for TV since 1953 - 1979)

    [Starting as part of the "Noveltoons" animated cartoons produced
     by Famous Studios Productions, released by Paramount Pictures 
     from 1943 to 1967; other familiar characters were Raggedy Ann 
     and Andy, Little Audrey and Baby Huey plus a number of cartoons
     with lesser-known characters;

     Besides appearances within "Noveltoons", Casper came to TV in
     a 1953 package offered to TV stations, and something called 
    "Casper And His Friends". In 1979, there was a Hanna-Barbera 
     series "Casper and the Space Angels", and a couple of others.]


Theme 1 (1943): "Noveltoon Main Title"

    [ASCAP title variation aka: "Title Noveltoon Signature"]

     Composer: Sammy Timberg (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
     2001 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings: 


Theme 2: "Casper, The Friendly Ghost"

     Composers: music by Jerry Livingston (ASCAP), with
                lyrics by Mack David (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
     2000 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                        of Los Angeles, CA
                     
     Copyright Date: 1950, on sheet music.

     Recordings:


OpenTheme 3 [for Casper And His Friends, 1953]: "Casper (Main Title)"

     Composer: Winston S. Sharples (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
     2000 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                        of Los Angeles, CA 
                     
     Copyright Date:

     Recordings:


CloseTheme 4 [for Casper And His Friends, 1953]: "Casper, The Friendly Ghost"

     Composer: Winston S. Sharples (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
     2000 Publisher: Famous Music Corporation (ASCAP)
                        of Los Angeles, CA
                     
     Copyright Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 5 (1979): "Casper - Main Title"

     Composers: Hoyt S. Curtin (BMI),
                William ("Bill") Hanna (BMI), and
                Joseph Barbera (BMI) [only listed in BMI]

     Original Publisher: Anihanbar Music Company (BMI)
     2000 Publisher: Anihanbar Music Company (BMI),
                        c/o Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
                        of Los Angeles, CA
                     
     Copyright Date: Aug. 15, 1979; PAu-130-179.

     Recordings:


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