As discussed in Episode 34, we’re giving away a movie poster of The Pirate Fairy, which was recently released on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download. For a chance to win, follow the instructions in this post. Good luck!
Steve and I talked in our last episode about how we used to like to watch the Lonesome Ghosts cartoon on a little movie viewer. By accident when doing a web search for “Lonesome Ghosts,” I stumbled across this image of the toy and cartridge that I used to play with.
I mentioned in the podcast that I thought it was a ViewMaster toy but apparently it was made by Fisher-Price. The cartridge sticks in the back of the viewer and you can hand crank the wheel to get the filmstrip to go back and forth — useful for making the door fall down from a wave of water over and over and over again. (It seems Steve and I weren’t the only ones who liked doing this; I found a couple of other blogs where the authors mentioned doing the exact same thing.)
The image is actually from an eBay auction. Apparently, there are a number of these devices and cartridges available from sellers. I’m a little tempted to try to pick one of these things up for myself … um, I mean for my daughter. Ah, nostalgia!