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Thurl is a given name. Notable people with the name include:

Thurl Bailey American basketball player

Thurl Lee Bailey is an American retired professional basketball player whose NBA career spanned from 1983 to 1999 with the Utah Jazz and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bailey has been a broadcast analyst for the Utah Jazz and the University of Utah— in addition to work as an inspirational speaker, singer, songwriter, and film actor.

Thurl Ravenscroft American voice actor, bass singer

Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft was an American voice actor and bass singer known as the booming voice behind Kellogg's Frosted Flakes animated spokesman Tony the Tiger for more than five decades. He was also the uncredited vocalist for the song "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" from the classic Christmas television special, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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Highland, Utah City in Utah, United States

Highland is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is approximately 30 miles (48 km) south of Salt Lake City and is part of the Provo–Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 census the population was 15,523, a 90.0% increase over the 2000 figure of 8,172.

Frosted Flakes Sugar coated corn flakes

Frosted Flakes of Corn or Frosties is a breakfast cereal, produced by the Kellogg Company and consisting of sugar-coated corn flakes. It was introduced in the United States in 1952, as Sugar Frosted Flakes. The word "sugar" was dropped from the name in 1983.

<i>The Hobbit</i> (1977 film) 1977 animated film directed by Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin, Jr.

The Hobbit is a 1977 Japanese-American animated musical television special created by Rankin/Bass, a studio known for their holiday specials, and animated by Topcraft, a precursor to Studio Ghibli. The film is an adaptation of the 1937 book of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien, and was first broadcast on NBC in the United States on Sunday, November 27, 1977.

Tony the Tiger American advertising cartoon mascot

Tony the Tiger is the advertising cartoon mascot for Kellogg's Frosted Flakes breakfast cereal, appearing on its packaging and advertising. Tony has also been the mascot for related cereals such as Tony's Cinnamon Krunchers and Tiger Power. Since his debut in 1952, the character has spanned several generations and become a breakfast cereal icon.

Günther, Gunther, and the variants, Günter or Gunter, are Germanic names derived from Gunthere, Gunthari, composed of *gunþiz "battle" and heri, hari "army". Gunder and Gunnar are the North Germanic equivalents in Scandinavia.

Heifer International is a global nonprofit working to eradicate poverty and hunger through sustainable, values-based holistic community development. Heifer distributes animals, along with agricultural and values-based training, to families in need around the world as a means of providing self-sufficiency. Recipients must agree to "pass on the gift" by sharing animal offspring, as well as the skills and knowledge of animal husbandry and agricultural training with other impoverished families.

<i>Snoopy, Come Home</i> 1972 film by Bill Melendez

Snoopy, Come Home is a 1972 American animated musical comedy-drama film directed by Bill Melendez and written by Charles M. Schulz based on the Peanuts comic strip. The film marks the on-screen debut of Woodstock, who had first appeared in the strip in 1967. The film was released on August 9, 1972 by National General Pictures, produced by Lee Mendelson Films and Cinema Center Films.

<i>Halloween Is Grinch Night</i> Animated Halloween special that serves as a prequel to How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Halloween Is Grinch Night is a 1977 Halloween television special and is the prequel to How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. It won the 1978 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program. It premiered on ABC on October 29, 1977. The original voice actor for The Grinch, Boris Karloff, by now deceased, was replaced by Hans Conried, though Thurl Ravenscroft, who sang on the original special, again provided singing vocals.

"Jolly Holiday" is a song from Walt Disney's film Mary Poppins. It was composed by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. The song is sung in the film by Bert and Mary in the pastel fantasy sequence before reaching the carousel. Oscar-winning music arranger Irwin Kostal provided the much lauded orchestration. The singing animal voices were provided by Bill Lee, Ginny Tyler, Paul Frees, Marc Breaux, Marni Nixon, Thurl Ravenscroft, Daws Butler, Dal McKennon, the former Sherman, and Peter Ellenshaw.

<i>Rudolph and Frostys Christmas in July</i> 1979 film

Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July is an American Christmas/Independence Day television special produced by Rankin/Bass, featuring characters from the company's holiday specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman, among others. It is the third television special to feature the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman characters, respectively. It was filmed in Japan using the company's trademark "Animagic" stop-motion animation style. The film premiered in the US on November 25, 1979 on ABC.

The Mellomen were a popular singing quartet active from the late 1940s through the mid-1970s. The group was founded by Thurl Ravenscroft and Max Smith in 1948. They recorded under a variety of names, including Big John and the Buzzards, the Crackerjacks, the Lee Brothers, and the Ravenscroft Quartet. They were sometimes credited as the Mellowmen, the Mello Men, or the Mellow Men. They sang backup to some of the best-known artists of the day, including Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Arlo Guthrie, Frankie Laine, Peggy Lee, Elvis Presley, and Jo Stafford.

<i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i> (1966 soundtrack) 1966 soundtrack album

Walt Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean was the first soundtrack album from the original Disneyland attraction. The first side features the story of the attraction narrated by Thurl Ravenscroft) and the second side has several seafaring tunes sung by Ravenscroft. is a virtual community for people interested in science. It enables users to upload videos and categorize them according to subject matter and intended audience.

Trevor Thurling Australian rugby league player

Trevor Thurling is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2010s. He played as a second-row and prop for the Canberra Raiders and Canterbury Bankstown in the NRL.

Donald and the Wheel is a 17-minute Donald Duck animated short directed by Hamilton Luske, produced by Walt Disney and released on June 21, 1961. It is an educational-based film, and features a considerable amount of musical vocals.

Popboomerang is an independent record label based in Melbourne Australia. The label was established by Scott Thurling in 2000 but didn't release its first recordings until 2002. Thurling originally started Popboomerang as an internet "swap shop" around 1997, trading Australian recordings to overseas fans in return for recordings unavailable in Australia.

I would make CD samplers of the Aussie bands for the overseas fans and enjoyed this so much the idea started to form of legitimising things to form a proper label.

<i>Paul Bunyan</i> (film) 1958 film by Les Clark

Paul Bunyan is a 1958 animated musical short film released by Walt Disney Studios It was based on the North American folk hero and lumberjack Paul Bunyan and was inspired after meeting with Les Kangas of Paul Bunyan Productions, who gave Mr. Disney the idea for the film. The film was directed by Les Clark, a member of Disney's Nine Old Men of core animators. Thurl Ravenscroft starred as the voice of Paul Bunyan. Supporting animators on the project included Lee Hartman.

<i>Lost Canyon</i> 1942 film by Lesley Selander

Lost Canyon is a 1942 American Western film directed by Lesley Selander and written by Harry O. Hoyt. The film stars William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Lola Lane, Douglas Fowley and Herbert Rawlinson. The film was released on December 18, 1942, by United Artists.