Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #222
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 24, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #222

Here Comes H.E.R.B.I.E.! “The New Fantastic Four” was an animated series produced by DePatie-Freleng in 1978 based on the Marvel comic book created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack…

Animation Anecdotes #220
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 10, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #220

The Biography of Dudley Do-Right. The long extinct Dudley Do-Right Emporium (1971-2005) that was open on a whimsical limited basis whenever they felt like it on Sunset Boulevard had a…

Animation Anecdotes #219
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 3, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #219

Gilliam and Pinocchio. In the Guardian newspaper April 27, 2001, filmmaker and animator Terry Gilliam was asked about what he thought the ten best animated films of all time were….

Animation Anecdotes #218
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 26, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #218

Dave Fleischer On Screen. In the low budget Republic live action movie Trocadero (1944), actor Eddie Bartell introduces several minor celebrities in the audience at that famous nightclub including “The…

Animation Anecdotes #217
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 19, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #217

Recreating Gertie. Last year (2014) marked the 100th anniversary of Winsor McCay’s still wonderful animated short Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). A pantheon of legendary names that represent early animation including…

Animation Anecdotes #216
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 12, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #216

Peter Peagsus. The Art of Disney Galleries was selling a limited edition Armani figurine of the little black baby flying pony from Fantasia (1940) and the base proclaims it to…

Animation Anecdotes #215
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 5, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #215

Duck Dodger Jr. and An Unwelcome Third Dimension. On the Tiny Toons television series, the 1991 episode featuring Plucky Duck as Duck Dodgers Jr. was storyboarded by the talented Mike…

Animation Anecdotes #214
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 29, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #214

Joe Barbera on Tom and Jerry. In PUNCH magazine November 29, 1972 Joe Barbera commented on Tom and Jerry: “When you see Tom and Jerry move, they move as if…