Hanna-Barbera (/ ˈ h æ n ə b ɑːr ˈ b ɛər ə / bar-BAIR-ə) was an American animation studio and production company that was active from 1957 to 2001. It was founded on July 7, 1957, by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera following the decision of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to close its in-house cartoon studio.
The Hanna-Barbera Classics Collection (once called the Hanna-Barbera Golden Collection, later called the Hanna-Barbera Diamond Collection) is a series of two-to-four-disc DVD box sets from Warner Home Video and later by Warner Archive, usually containing complete seasons and complete series of various classic Hanna-Barbera (with MGM Cartoons and Ruby-Spears) cartoons (along with the television movies and specials). The line began in March 2004.
Hanna and Barbera, American motion-picture animators and partners in Hanna-Barbera Productions, founded in 1957. William Hanna (in full William Denby Hanna; b. July 14, 1910, Melrose, New Mexico, U.S.—d. March 22, 2001, Hollywood, California) and Joseph Barbera (in full Joseph Roland Barbera; b. March 24, 1911, New York, New York, U.S.—d.
Hanna-Barbera Productions was formed in 1957 by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, who had been partners in animation at MGM Studios where they created the memorable Tom and Jerry shorts. They left MGM when the studio stopped production on animated films. Hanna and Barbera achieved immediate success on television with The Huckleberry Hound Show in 1958, followed later by the highly popular prime-time series, The Flintstones. Through the next thirty years, Hanna-Barbera produced an astonishing ...
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Hanna-Barbera Productions (sometimes simply known as Hanna-Barbera, or H-B) is the term for the company founded by Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera. Their partnership began in the 1940s while directing Tom and Jerry theatrical shorts for MGM. In 1957, when MGM's animated theatrical shorts division disbanded, Hanna and Barbera formed their own television animation studio.