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Other “Little Mermaids”
ANIMATION SPIN
March 3, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Other “Little Mermaids”

Before 1989, there was another animated mermaid swimming in the heads of animation buffs—from a CBS primetime special by the director of Heavy Metal. THE LITTLE MERMAID Complete Original TV…

Animation Anecdotes #201
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 27, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #201

Disney’s Boysenberry Mountain. In the Disney animated feature, Fantasia (1940), the majority of the action in the Pastoral Symphony takes place in the brightly colored Elysian Fields at the foot…

In Her Own Words:  Virginia Davis
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 25, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In Her Own Words: Virginia Davis

The Disney Brothers Studio did not start with a mouse but a little girl named Virgina Davis. On October 16, 1923, a New York distributor, M. J. Winkler, contracted to…