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Animation Anecdotes #209
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 24, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #209

Technicolor Peculiarities. Many animation fans don’t quite understand Technicolor, other than the fact that it provided a spectacular color effect. However, the system could be unpredictable which is why Disney…

“Wet Blanket Policy” (1948)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
April 22, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

“Wet Blanket Policy” (1948)

“Ha-ha-ha-HA-ha! Ha-ha-ha-HA-ha! That’s the Woody Woodpecker Song…” In 1947, musicians George Tibbles and Ramey Idriss played Walter Lantz their new song about his famous manic woodpecker over the phone. Tibbles…

Streamline Pictures – Part 1
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
April 19, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Streamline Pictures – Part 1

Streamline Pictures was one of the first American companies formed to license Japanese animation for American distribution – with the goal of presenting the original anime uncut, leaving the original…

Animation Anecdotes #208
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 17, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #208

By A Waterfall. When Adolph Zukor, president of Famous Players-Lasky, decided to stop producing the Paramount Screen Magazine (which featured the Felix the Cat silent animated cartoons) in 1920 as…