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Animation Anecdotes #176
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 22, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #176

Another Bomb. In 1992, animation designer Maurice Noble remembered his time working at Warners. “I would often look in to see (Mike) Maltese at work on a story idea and…

Robotan (1966)
LOST PLANET ANIME
August 20, 2014 posted by Charles Brubaker

Robotan (1966)

Sometimes there comes a show that’s just plain mystery because very little of it that survives. What the show was like, who worked on it, where it came from. Today,…

Hanna-Barbera’s First Movie Soundtrack
ANIMATION SPIN
August 19, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Hanna-Barbera’s First Movie Soundtrack

Fifty years ago, a top-flight Hollywood team of animation and music talents brought Yogi Bear and friends to the big screen and to a soundtrack album. HEY THERE, IT’S YOGI…

Animation Anecdotes #175
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 15, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #175

Jakob Gimpel and Tom and Jerry. Interviewed in 1990, animation legend Joe Barbera said that when it came to the Tom and Jerry short cartoons, “I love ‘Cat Concerto’ (1947)…