Philip Dey "Phil" Eastman (November 25, 1909 – January 7, 1986) was an American screenwriter, children's author, and illustrator. As an author, he is known primarily as P. D. Eastman.
Eastman was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to Clarence Willis and Ann Hull (Dey) Eastman. After studying at Phillips Academy Andover and Williston Academy, he graduated from Amherst College in 1933 and later from the National Academy of Design in New York City.
Movies & TV shows
Pete Hothead is a feisty little man with a violent temper. Pete Hothead was in one cartoon. He received a parrot from the store instead of the radio he ordered. He caused a lot of chaos in the store w...
Georgie and the Dragon
Georgie, a young Scottish lad, befriends a baby dragon and takes it home as a pet and companion.
The Family Circus
Five-year-old Patsy has competition for her father's attention from the family's new baby. Her attempts to win her father's praise receive instead a rebuke.
Mr. Magoo's house is towed-away by thieves.
The Popcorn Story
The mayor of a town gives a glowing introduction to the man who invented popcorn, while we're shown the much-different story of how popcorn came about.
A family's horse-drawn ice delivery business is threatened by a more modern automobile-using company.
Punchy De Leon
Fox and Crow attempt to find the fabled Fountain of Youth.
Mr. Magoo invites a friend to his lakeside cabin, unaware that a bloodhound has pursued an escaped convict to that isolated location.
The Miner's Daughter
The daughter of a rival miner is preventing a Harvard grad from starting a gold claim.
A little boy was using sound effects. The story was written by a doctor. The cartoon won an Oscar in 1950.
Fox is Robin Hoodlum and the Crow is the Sheriff pursuing R. Hoodlum and his merry band. He escapes one trap after another until he is lured into an archery contest at the Palace---everybody plays the...
Private Snafu Presents Seaman Tarfu in the Navy
Private Snafu (Situation Normal All Fucked Up) presents his brother Tarfu (Things Are Really Fucked Up) who was a carrier pigeon keeper and has joined the Navy
No Buddy Atoll
Private Snafu is stranded on a tiny island with a Japanese officer; he must depend on his wits to defend himself against his sword-wielding foe.
In the Aleutians
A humourous look at the Aleutian Islands and their strategic value.
As the Devil watches Pvt. Snafu and his unit stationed in Iran, he talks about the hazards of working in the heat.
Brotherhood of Man
The message that the similarities between people are greater than any racial differences was part of a post WW2 optimism which was soon to be seen as left-wing propaganda and now reads like simple mul...
It's Murder She Says...
A haggard mosquito complains how tough life is with the military taking the proper precautions against malaria infection.
Private Snafu steals secret Japanese war plans, is captured and tried. He escapes and rows out to sea.
A Few Quick Facts: Fear
Private Snafu learns about fear
It is a private matter. Snafu thought he was too smart to get caught by an enemy booby trap, but he soon realized that the traps were attractive and that he was every bit the booby.
The Chow Hound
Snafu learns of the folly of hoarding and wasting military food supplies.
A Few Quick Facts: Inflation
Private Snafu learns about inflation
An armada of malaria-laden mosquitoes seeks human targets and finds Private Snafu, who fails to protect himself adequately against their onslaught.
Technical Fairy First Class shows Snafu the consequences of frittering away his pay.
Dissatisfied with being assigned to shoe consignment detail, Snafu learns about the true value of his responsibilities
Snafu has an object lesson on the value of complete and accurate regular reports when he discovers and reports evidence of the enemy's presence at his assigned area.
Private Snafu wants to tell his sweetheart, Sally Lou, that he thinks his unit will be sent to the South Pacific. But every effort he makes to get his letter through uncensored is thwarted by a resour...
When he hears a rumour that the base is about to be bombed, he starts a panic on his base.
The Gold Brick
A fairy encourages Snafu to duck out of his training regime for his own reasons.
Pvt. Snafu suffers the consequences of not keeping his equipment and weapons properly maintained.
The Infantry Blues
Pvt. Snafu complains about being assigned to the infantry only to learn that other branches have their own problems.
The Home Front
A homesick Pvt. Snafu learns that his family are almost as commited to the war efforts as himself.
Introducing Private Snafu, the nation's worst soldier and his various versions in different branches of the armed forces.
The doltish but self-confident and self-congratulatory Private Snafu is in possession of a military secret during World War II. Over the course of the day, spouting rhymed couplets, he divulges the se...
Private Snafu learns the hard way about the need for military dicipline and procedures to maintain an effective army.
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