Now you can learn how to be a voice actor with this audio set of demonstrations by the legendary voice of Yogi Bear: Daws Butler! Daws talks directly to you, demonstrating his dialect technique and entertaining you at the same time!
Daws Butler was not only the voice of Yogi Bear but of Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, Baba Looey, Augie Doggie, Mr. Jinks, Dixie, Hokey Wolf, Fibber Fox, Cap’n Crunch, Quisp, Chilly Willy, Cogswell, Elroy Jetson, Henry Orbit, Hair Bear, Lambsy, Lippy the Lion, Loopy De Loop, Peter Potamus, Scooby-Dum, Snagglepuss, Super Snooper and Blabber Mouse, Undercover Elephant, Wally Gator, Yahooey, and others!
Daws has also trained many voice actors, including Nancy Cartwright (the voice of Bart Simpson), Corey Burton (the voice of Dale in Chip ’n’ Dale), Bill Farmer (the voice of Goofy, Pluto, and Horace Horsecollar), and Joe Bevilacqua/Joe Bev (whom Butler personally taught to do all of his characters). Butler also trained Hal Rayle, who ultimately determined that his best-known character, Doyle Cleverlobe from Galaxy High School, should sound like Elroy Jetson after he finished puberty.
Included in this
“A Visit to Daws Butler’s Studio”
“Daws Butler on Acting”
“Daws Butler Teaches Voice Acting”
Daws Butler was the master of voice. His was the voice behind most of the classic Hanna-Barbera characters: Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quickdraw McGraw, Elroy Jetson, and a hundred others. He also originated the vocal character of Cap’n Crunch and other famous Jay Ward cartoon characters. His significant work with Stan Freberg in the 1950s on The Stan Freberg Show and multimillion-selling records such as “St. George and the Dragonet” are still held in reverence today. He also ran a voice acting workshop for many years. Among his many successful students are Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson, and Corey Burton, from Closet Cases of the Nerd Kind.
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- Publisher: Waterlogg Productions
- Genre: Nonfiction/Drama/Performing Arts
- ISBN-13: 978-1-4829-6061-7