Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #393
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 14, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #393

The poster for The Great Mouse Detective was roughed out by the Disney publicity department and sent to the animation department.

Animation Anecdotes #392
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 7, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #392

In 1986, producer and animator Phil Mendez had created his own little animation empire based on his creation of Kissyfur, spawning prime-time specials, a series and a ton of merchandise.

Animation Anecdotes #391
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 30, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #391

Composer Richard Stone used the same soundstage that Carl Stalling recorded on for the classic Warner Bros. cartoons to make the music for Animaniacs.

Animation Anecdotes #390
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 23, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #390

On the back of the Poor Cinderella sheet music, it states: “Betty Boop will be forever young. She is the only screen star who possess eternal youth”.

Animation Anecdotes #389
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 16, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #389

“The colors are rich, the music is rich, the story is good and it was the first major work about Halloween which is one of the more popular holidays.”

Animation Anecdotes #388
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 9, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #388

“I appreciate the compliment of being called the ‘creator’ of Bugs Bunny but Bugs had many fathers. My co-sires: Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, Bob Clampett and Bob McKimson.”

Animation Anecdotes #387
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 2, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #387

“Even when I was very small, I used to dream of one day creating characters. Once, I saw a Disney film and I used to dream that one day my characters might be up there.”