Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #322
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 21, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #322

“Astro preceded Scooby Doo. I had to come up with what I call growl talk. Joe liked things starting with R’s for the dogs especially. Rello, Rorge! I ruv roo, Rorge.”

Animation Anecdotes #324
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 14, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #324

“You would probably never see Jeremy Irons and James Earl Jones cast as brothers in a live-action film… but this is animation.”

Animation Anecdotes #321
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 7, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #321

Ralph Bakshi was working in 1989 on selling an animated series to NBC called Hound Town – about a group of dogs who observe the curious habits of humans.

Animation Anecdotes #320
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 30, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #320

Jamie Mitchell, of Disney’s television version of The Little Mermaid said “I think it’s good that we’re addressing the girl audience because they’ve been underrepresented for such a long time.”

Animation Anecdotes #319
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 23, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #319

Actress Liz Taylor supplied the voice for Maggie Simpson’s first word in The Simpsons episode “Lisa’s First Word” in December 1992.

Animation Anecdotes #318
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 16, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #318

Jean Vander Pyl remembers The Flinstones audition.” Joe asked, ‘Who wants to be Wilma and who wants to be Betty?’ it was so informal in those days.”

Animation Anecdotes #317
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 9, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #317

From Entertainment Weekly, November 13th, 1992 on Disney’s Aladdin: “A voiceless, faceless and limbless magic carpet speaks volumes with only body language.”

Animation Anecdotes #316
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 2, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #316

“In most cases (the animals used as devices) were from the animated show. We worked with Hanna-Barbera and they had a great visual library of all the original creatures on the series.”

Animation Anecdotes #315
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 26, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #315

Don Messick recalled the day – “Joe Barbera said to me, ‘Don, you can do baby voices, can’t you? We want Pebbles to have a playmate’.”