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Beverly Seeger

Shoot Magazine, April 4, 2003 - Memorial Tribute, Full Page

SHOOT Magazine, April 4, 2003 - Full Page Memorial Tribute for Beverly Seeger (September 22, 1930 - January 30, 2003). Beverly Seeger, Founder of Today Video Inc., 


She was a Shining Star for all who knew her. While still in her teens, she began her career as a Model, Singer, Actress and Voice-over Artist. Hers was the voice for many of Hal's female cartoon characters.


In addition, she was a TV Producer, Patent-holder, Friar, Founder of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Museum in Kings Point, NY, Knighted Dame of Malta, named to the World’s Who’s Who for her work as an Industrialist and Newspaper Publisher in Costa Rica. As such, was invited to the White House by President Lyndon B. Johnson.


Married to TV Producer Hal Seeger for 53 years, she always considered her greatest achievement to be the mother of five; Susan, Charlene, Mindy, David and Efrem, and grandmother of 10.

Beverly Seeger served as President of TODAY VIDEO INC. from 1979 - 2003.


Her spirit, energy and wisdom are greatly missed.

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Hal Seeger & Friends

Memorial Card, March 2005

Hal Seeger (May 16, 1917 - March 13, 2005) surrounded by his animation characters, left to right; “Fearless Fly,” “Milton the Monster” and “Batfink”.


Hal began his career at age 19 as a ghostwriter for Bud Counihan’s “Betty Boop” comic strip and then moved on to become Assistant Animator at Fleischer Studios, working on the feature, “Gulliver’s Travels”.


During WWII, Hal was in the Army Signal Corps along with many other film professionals. From that time on and into the '50’s, he wrote live-action films, including one working with Cab Calloway.


Hal Seeger Productions opened in NYC in the late '50’s and specialized in TV commercials. In the early '60s, Hal Seeger began producing cartoons for syndication and Saturday morning television, including a ABC’s “The Milton The Monster Show,” and “Batfink”. During that time, Hal Seeger Productions employed many prominent New York animators, designers and voice talent, including; Myron Waldman, Jim Tyer, Johnny Gentilella, Shamus Culhane, Morey Reden, Izzy Klein, Robert Owen, Jack Mercer, and Dayton Allen.


In later years, he won a Peabody Award for his participation in the syndicated animated political cartoon series, "Cartoon-a-torial" and then went on to serve as CEO of TODAY VIDEO INC.

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