Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #260
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 29, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #260

Mort Drucker on animation: “A good commercial depends wholly on the animators. They can ruin it or make it successful. It’s very important that a cartoon flows well.”

Animation Anecdotes #259
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 22, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #259

“Walt, Ub Iwerks and Les Clark get themselves a few laughs over the 1929 antics of Mickey Mouse in a lively short called The Karnival Kid, wherein Mickey enjoys an amusement park.”

Animation Anecdotes #258
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 15, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #258

Talented animator Mark Kausler did the Bugs Bunny sequences in Joe Adamson’s independent short “A Political Cartoon” (1973). Mel Blanc recorded the voice while he was in the hospital with a broken leg.

Animation Anecdotes #257
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 8, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #257

“There are only 201 men and women in the world who know how hard it is to make a Silly Symphony. These are Walt Disney and his 200 assistants at the Disney Studios, Hollywood.”

Animation Anecdotes #256
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 1, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #256

In 1990, there was some controversy about an animated commercial where Popeye states, “I’m Popeye the Quaker Man” – as members of the religious Quakers strongly disapproved of the violence-prone sailor.

Animation Anecdotes #255
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 25, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #255

Producer Gary Goldman told about recording actor John Carradine as the voice of the great owl in The Secret of Nimh: Carradine suffered from acute crippling arthritis and that he was on pain killers.

Animation Anecdotes #254
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 18, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #254

Bonkers was created so that Disney could have a Roger Rabbit type of character that it owned completely without having to worry about approval or sharing the profits with Steven Spielberg.

The Clarence Nash Story
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 12, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

The Clarence Nash Story

Clarence Nash was born December 7, 1904, in Watonga, Oklahoma, roughly three years before Oklahoma became a state. He never grew to be taller than five foot two. Nash was…

Animation Anecdotes #253
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 11, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #253

Chuck Jones at the San Diego Comic Con 1982: “All characters come from within yourself. Lurking within everybody is a certain amount of Daffy Duck. Hopefully, some of Bugs Bunny, since that’s who you’d like to be.”