Phil Eastman

Phil Eastman

Known For: Writing · Birthday: 1909-11-25 · Deathday: 1986-01-07 (76 years old)

35 Movies

Biography

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.

Early Life

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

1952.

1 Movie
Pete Hothead

Pete Hothead

1952
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...

1951.

3 Movies
Georgie and the Dragon

Georgie and the Dragon

1951
Georgie, a young Scottish lad, befriends a baby dragon and takes it home as a pet and companion.
The Family Circus

The Family Circus

1951
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.
Bungled Bungalow

Bungled Bungalow

1951
Mr. Magoo's house is towed-away by thieves.

1950.

6 Movies
The Popcorn Story

The Popcorn Story

1950
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.
Giddyap

Giddyap

1950
A family's horse-drawn ice delivery business is threatened by a more modern automobile-using company.
Punchy De Leon

Punchy De Leon

1950
Fox and Crow attempt to find the fabled Fountain of Youth.
Spellbound Hound

Spellbound Hound

1950
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 Miner's Daughter

1950
The daughter of a rival miner is preventing a Harvard grad from starting a gold claim.
Gerald McBoing-Boing

Gerald McBoing-Boing

1950
A little boy was using sound effects. The story was written by a doctor. The cartoon won an Oscar in 1950.

1948.

1 Movie
Robin Hoodlum

Robin Hoodlum

1948
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...

1946.

1 Movie
Private Snafu Presents Seaman Tarfu in the Navy

Private Snafu Presents Seaman Tarfu in the Navy

1946
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

1945.

7 Movies
No Buddy Atoll

No Buddy Atoll

1945
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

In the Aleutians

1945
A humourous look at the Aleutian Islands and their strategic value.
Hot Spot

Hot Spot

1945
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

Brotherhood of Man

1945
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...

It's Murder She Says...

6
1945
A haggard mosquito complains how tough life is with the military taking the proper precautions against malaria infection.
Operation Snafu

Operation Snafu

1945
Private Snafu steals secret Japanese war plans, is captured and tried. He escapes and rows out to sea.
A Few Quick Facts: Fear

A Few Quick Facts: Fear

1945
Private Snafu learns about fear

1944.

8 Movies
Booby Traps

Booby Traps

1944
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

The Chow Hound

1944
Snafu learns of the folly of hoarding and wasting military food supplies.
A Few Quick Facts: Inflation

A Few Quick Facts: Inflation

1944
Private Snafu learns about inflation
Target Snafu

Target Snafu

1944
An armada of malaria-laden mosquitoes seeks human targets and finds Private Snafu, who fails to protect himself adequately against their onslaught.
Pay Day

Pay Day

1944
Technical Fairy First Class shows Snafu the consequences of frittering away his pay.
Three Brothers

Three Brothers

1944
Dissatisfied with being assigned to shoe consignment detail, Snafu learns about the true value of his responsibilities
Outpost

Outpost

1944
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.
Censored

Censored

1944
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...

1943.

8 Movies
Rumors

Rumors

1943
When he hears a rumour that the base is about to be bombed, he starts a panic on his base.
The Gold Brick

The Gold Brick

1943
A fairy encourages Snafu to duck out of his training regime for his own reasons.
Fighting Tools

Fighting Tools

10
1943
Pvt. Snafu suffers the consequences of not keeping his equipment and weapons properly maintained.
The Infantry Blues

The Infantry Blues

1943
Pvt. Snafu complains about being assigned to the infantry only to learn that other branches have their own problems.
The Home Front

The Home Front

1943
A homesick Pvt. Snafu learns that his family are almost as commited to the war efforts as himself.
Coming!! Snafu

Coming!! Snafu

1943
Introducing Private Snafu, the nation's worst soldier and his various versions in different branches of the armed forces.
Spies

Spies

6
1943
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...
Gripes

Gripes

1943
Private Snafu learns the hard way about the need for military dicipline and procedures to maintain an effective army.
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