10 Facts About Al Brodax


At the age of eighteen, Al Brodax enlisted in the US Army and served in World War II.


Al Brodax was wounded in action, and was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical Badge, and three battle stars.


From 1950 to 1960 Al Brodax worked in program development for the William Morris Agency, where he helped develop Your Show of Shows, Pulitzer Prize Playhouse, and Omnibus.


Al Brodax joined King Features Syndicate in 1960 as the head of their then-newly created film and television development department.


Al Brodax was the producer of King Features' animated revival of Krazy Kat, as well as Cool McCool, Beetle Bailey, Snuffy Smith, and Casper the Friendly Ghost.


Al Brodax was later involved in the production of the Beatles' animated film, Yellow Submarine, for United Artists, as producer and co-screenwriter.


From 1969 to 1980, Al Brodax worked as a freelance producer, writer, lyricist and director.

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Al Brodax supervised animation for ABC's Make a Wish, and Animals, Animals, Animals.


In 2004 Al Brodax released a memoir, Up Periscope Yellow: The Making of the Beatles' Yellow Submarine.


Al Brodax resided in Weston, Connecticut, where he was the head of the Brodax Film Group, a television and production company.