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  1. Lawsuit Over Fox's 'Chipmunks' Films Expands | Hollywood Reporter

    Sep 12, 2013 · The family that owns rights to Alvin and the Chipmunks has defeated a Fox motion that would have trimmed its lawsuit over the enormously successful Squeakquel.Instead of contracting the claims, a ...

  2. Alvin and the Profits - Bloomberg

    Apr 05, 2012 · Since American movies and TV shows generally aren’t legally available there, Bagdasarian began explaining that he owns Alvin and the Chipmunks, a music, media, and merchandise franchise based on ...

  3. Alvin and the Chipmunks | Culture Wikia | Fandom
    • History
    • Main Characters
    • Film Characters
    • Television Characters
    • Recording Technique
    • Guest Appearances
    • Filmography
    • Video Games
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    • Awards and Nominations

    Witch Doctor

    Template:Main articleIn 1958, Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.released a novelty song (as David Seville) about being unsuccessful at love until he found a witch doctor who told him how to woo his woman. The song was done by Bagdasarian in his normal voice, except for the "magic" words, done first in Bagdasarian's pitched-up, pre-Chipmunk voice, then in a duet between his pitched-up voice and his normal voice. The words themselves are nonsense: "Oo-ee, oo-ah-ah, ting-tang, walla-walla, bing-bang". The so...

    The Chipmunk Song

    Template:Main article The Chipmunks first officially appeared on the scene in a novelty record released in late fall 1958 by Bagdasarian. The song, originally listed on the record label (Liberty F-55168) as "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)", featured the singing skills of the chipmunk trio. One phrase in the chorus has Alvin wishing for a hula hoop, which was that year's hot new toy. The novelty record was highly successful, selling more than 4 million copies in seven weeks, and i...

    The Three Chipmunks (1959)

    The Chipmunks first appeared in comic book form on Dell's Four Color Comics series, issue #1042 (cover-datedDec. 1959). Alvin, Theodore and Simon were depicted as somewhat realistic, nearly identical anthropomorphic rodents with almond-shaped eyes. When Herb Klynn's Format Films made a deal to develop the Three Chipmunks for animation, the old designs were rejected and new versions of the characters were created. Liberty Records eventually re-issued the early albums with the "new" Chipmunks a...


    Template:Further informationDavid "Dave" Seville is a quick-tempered yet kind and somewhat insecure songwriter for the musical trio and Chipmunks' adoptive father and confidant. While Dave struggles to remain calm and objective, Alvin often irritates him, causing Dave to yell "Alvin!", to which Alvin (sometimes) responds with "Okay!" Dave plays piano and the guitar. He has short black hair and brown eyes. In the original incarnations of the group (including the original recordings and The Alv...

    The Chipmunks

    The origin of the Chipmunks was totally rebooted in 2007 feature movie. They are living in a tree, fending for themselves as their parents had taken off to join a hippie commune, and having problems gathering nuts for the winter. Their tree is cut down and carted off to grace the entrance lobby of a major city office building, with them in it. They then hitch a ride in Dave's luggage and wind up in his home, where they wreak havoc & uproar in his kitchen and getting thrown out. Despite repeat...

    The Chipettes

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    Ian Hawke

    Ian is played by comedian David Cross, and serves as the main antagonist in the first two films. He is Dave's friend-turned rival and former college roommate, and serves as the CEO of JETT Records in the first film. One day, the Chipmunks sneak off to his home to audition, whereupon he automatically signs them on to the label. He rockets them to the top of music business but after seeing how much they're truly worth, he attempts to lure them away from Dave for his own profit. His plan ultimat...

    Claire Wilson

    Claire is Dave's ex-girlfriend who adores the Chipmunks after she finally gets to meet them. She becomes good friends with Dave again by the end of the movie. She is played by Cameron Richardson.

    Toby Seville

    Dave's immature cousin who appeared in the second film. Toby is a slacker who loves to play video games and still lives with his grandmother and Dave's aunt, Jackie Seville, until he figures out what he wants to do with his life. Toby's immaturity keeps him from acting like an adult (although he seems to take on some responsibility in the middle of the film), and he has a crush on the Chipmunks' homeroom and music teacher, Julie Ortega (Anjelah Johnson), ever since he went to the same school...

    Miss Beatrice Miller

    The kindly, absent-minded adoptive mother of the Chipettes. She occasionally babysits the Chipmunks and has a crush on Dave, even though she's old enough to be his mother. In her youth, she was part of an all-girl singing group called "The Thrillers". She appeared in the 1983 TV series and was voiced by Dody Goodman. The character does not exist in the rebooted concept of the Chipettes.

    Professor Clyde Crashcup

    Template:Main articleClyde Crashcup – voiced by Shepard Menken – is a scientist in a white coat whose experiments invariably failed. His was the only voice heard in many of the episodes, because the other character in the series was his assistant Leonardo, who only whispered into Clyde's ear. In one episode, though, Clyde invented a wife, voiced by June Foray. Clyde had one of the four segments, and the Chipmunks starred in the other three (two of which were musical segments). In the episode...

    The Chipmunks' voices were recorded at half the normal tape speed onto audiotape by voice talent (on the 60's records, generally Ross Bagdasarian Sr.'s own voice overdubbed three times, on the post-80's records, studio singers) talking or singing at half the normal speaking rate. When the tape was played back at normal speed, they would sound a full octave higher in pitch, at normal tempo. The technique was by no means new to the Chipmunks. For example, the high and low pitched characters in The Wizard of Oz were achieved by speeding up and slowing down vocal recordings. Also, Mel Blanc's voice characterization for Daffy Duck was sped up to some extent. Now, the same effect is created digitally and in real time with a pitch shift. However, the extensive use of this technique with the Chipmunks, coupled with their popularity, linked this technique to them. The term "chipmunk-voiced" has entered the American vernacular to describe any artificially high-pitched voice. A similar effect...

    The Chipmunks make a guest appearance on the Canned Heat song "The Chipmunk Song" (which is not the same song as the 1958 hit) that appeared on their Christmas single. They also appeared on the FOX NFL Sunday intro (which premiered on December 20, 2009) with the cameo character, Digger (the mascot for NASCAR on Fox).

    TV shows

    1. The Alvin Show(1961-1962) 2. Alvin and the Chipmunks(1983-1990) 3. ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks(2015–Present)


    There have been 8 Alvin and the Chipmunks films.

    The Chipmunks(1990) - Platforms: Tiger Electronic Game.
    Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) - Platforms: Nintendo DS, Wii, PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows.
    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel(2009) - Platforms: Nintendo DS and Wii.
    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011) - Platforms: Nintendo DS, Wii and Xbox 360.
    1984 :The Chipmunks and the Magic Camera (The Chipmunks)
    2008: Get Munk'd Tour (The Chipmunks)
    2015: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Musical (The Chipmunks and The Chipettes)
    1959, won three Grammy Awards for Best Recording for Children, Best Comedy Performance, and Best Engineered Record – Non-Classical for the song "The Chipmunk Song." (Was also nominated for Record o...
    1960, won a Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical, for the song "Alvin's Harmonica."
    1961, won a Grammy Award for Best Album for Children for the album Let's All Sing with The Chipmunks." (It was also nominated for Best Engineered Record, Non-Classical.) The song "Alvin for Preside...
    1962, was nominated again for a Grammy Award for Best Engineered Record – Novelty for the television tie-in album The Alvin Show."
  4. Alvin and the Chipmunks | Hey Kids Comics Wiki | Fandom

    Alvin and the Chipmunks is an American Virtual band|animated music group]] created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.]], for a novelty record]] in 1958. The group consists of three singing animated anthropomorphic chipmunk]]s: Alvin, the mischievous troublemaker, who quickly became the star of the group; Simon, the tall, Glasses|bespectacled]] intellectual; and Theodore, the chubby, impressionable one ...

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    1. Bagdasarian Productions, the company that owns Alvin and the Chipmunks, that’s would makes sense since Nick currently airs the 2015 series. 2. Archie Comics, that company should be bought by any major company like ViacomCBS, like how Disney has Marvel and Warner has DC 3. Sony Entertainment, like how Disney bought out Fox.

  7. All the major franchises Disney now owns – count 'em

    Disney now have the rights to a franchise that began with the highest-grossing movie of all time. No small potatoes. ... Alvin and the Chipmunks. ... Aaaand it owns TV network ABC ...

  8. Alvin Seville (Live-Action Movies) - Heroes Wiki - The ...
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    Alvin is known to be very childish and immature. He is very mischievous and likes to fool around at inappropriate moments.He always drives Dave crazy with his antics to the point that it spurned his catchphrase "AAAAAAALVINNNN!!!!!". However, Alvin can be very serious if he wants to. This was shown in Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked where he was very concerned about Jeanette being captured and even said to Dave that there would come a day where he would "needs to disobey him". He is similar to Dave and one reason why they don't get a long.

    Alvin and the Chipmunks

    Alvin lived in a tree in the forest with his brothers Simon and Theodore. One day, their tree was cut down and they ended in the big city where they stowed away in the bag of Dave Seville and found themselves in his house. Dave finds them and is freaked out that they can talk. He tries to kick them out, but when he finds out they can sing he adopts them as his sons. He teaches them a Christmas chorus and presents them to his boss Ian Hawke, but the Chipmunks are too nervous and cannot perform...

    Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

    During one of their concerts, Alvin accidentally knocks Dave with a giant cardboard cutout of himself putting him in a kneckbrace and in the hospital. Dave enrolls The Chipmunks in high school and leaves them in the care of his nephew Toby Seville. On their first day at school, they become bullied by football jocks and enter a competition to determine who will sing in the school concert. They compete against female versions of themselves called The Chipettes and fall in love each one of their...

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

    Dave takes the Chipmunks and the Chipettes on a boat cruise to perform at the Internation Music Awards. Alvin starts acting extremely irresponsibly by sneaking out of their hotel room to party at the casino along with Simon and the Chipettes. They are eventually caught by Dave who confiscates Alvin's dagger (which he stole from the casino) and grounds them for sneaking out. The next morning, The Chipmunks and The Chipettes start playing with a kite and end up marooned on a desert island. Ther...

    Unlike his series counterpart, Alvin from the live-action movie isn't selfish, yet still being stubborn, impulsive and mischievous. But still gets everyone in trouble.
    In the sequels Alvin does become a bit arrogant.
  9. Chipmunks owners sue Fox, seek half of profits - Reuters

    Apr 27, 2010 · NEW YORK (Hollywwod Reporter) - The family that owns rights to Alvin and the Chipmunks has sued 20th Century Fox, claiming it is owed "half of all profits" from last year's megahit "The Squeakquel."

  10. Alvin And The Chipmunks 5 Updates: Is The Sequel Happening?

    Following a highly publicized merger, Disney now owns major Fox franchises like X-Men and Alien.This also includes the Alvin And The Chipmunks movie series. This makes Alvin And The Chipmunks 5 even less likely, and if Disney has any plans to continue the series, a total reboot is much more likely.

  11. alvin and the chipmunks 5 2020 - Networks Europe Magazine

    <p>I would appreciate if I could get some signatures for my Alvin and the Chipmunks 5 Movie Petition or some help from you FilmLover2 for writing the description of the petition. In particular, I think the Chipettes deserve it because they did not have as much of a role in I definitely do agree with you. Alves Móveis Novos & Usados. Road Chip was a disaster, and Chipwrecked was worse. Alvin ...