Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #384
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 12, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #384

Larz Bourne was a writer and cartoonist. He was the one who came up with the name Deputy Dawg as well as the design for the character.

Animation Anecdotes #383
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 5, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #383

John Canemaker on researching Felix The Cat’s Pat Sullivan, “I looked up the court records, and sure enough, Sullivan financed a cat house and was a sex maniac.”

Animation Anecdotes #382
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 28, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #382

Screenwriter Linda Woolverton said, “Adults will have something to chew on in Beauty and the Beast. That’s why animated films are so interesting to make.

“Evil Toons” (1992)
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 22, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

“Evil Toons” (1992)

Move over, Cool World! You weren’t the only R-Rated version of Roger Rabbit to appear in 1992. Here’s the one that was shot in eight days at the cost of $140,000.

Animation Anecdotes #381
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 21, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #381

In February 1991, Mongolia issued a series of commemorative stamps featuring The Flintstones to generate income through sales to people who would buy them – but never use them.

Animation Anecdotes #380
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 14, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #380

In 1985, music producer Quincy Jones was working on two animated projects for Warner Bros. starring a character of his own creation, The Dude.

Animation Anecdotes #379
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 7, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #379

In 1989, President and Chief executive of Hanna-Barbera Productions David Kirschner announced live action feature films of Jonny Quest and The Jetsons, none of which got made.

Animation Anecdotes #378
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 31, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #378

Somethin’s Cookin’ is the official name of the animation short film that opens the movie 1988 ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’. But very few viewers will notice all the ACME products therein.

Animation Anecdotes #377
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 24, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #377

Anecdotes today include quotes about the Pee-Wee’s Playhouse segment featuring clay animation of a little blonde girl named Penny, who had pennies for her eyes.