Re: Trade protectism explain in relation to cartoons.
- From: Michael Hart <hart@[redacted]>
- Subject: Re: Trade protectism explain in relation to cartoons.
- Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 08:00:28 PST
On Tue, 31 Jan 2006, David Starner wrote:
> On 1/31/06, Michael Hart <hart@[redacted]> wrote:
>> On the other side of the coin, I asked someone who does editing for
>> related materials [related to the anime discussed as an example].
>> He told me that Japanese anime have much higher production standard
>> levels than something such as the Superman cartoons mentioned:
> At the time they were made, the Superman cartoons were among the
> highest quality cartoons made. When the owners of Superman explained
> the quality they wanted, Max Fleisher gave a figure ($40,000 a cartoon)
> that so high he thought they wouldn't pay, which they agreed to.
Sorry, but comparing the past to the present like that, is not
a valid comparison. What was high quality then, is not today.
Just ask Disney why they spent $7.4 billion last week on Pixar.
It's really apples and oranges.
Well, now that Apples will have Intel chips, maybe not.