Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #192
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 19, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #192

Two Greatest Disney Animation Scenes. In 1980, renowned writer Ray Bradbury wrote the following for the “The Moving Image” catalog, “I claim that the two finest pieces of film ever…

Animation Anecdotes #191
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 12, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #191

Disney Artist Norman Rockwell. Famed Saturday Evening Post cover illustrator Norman Rockwell ended up painting a cover of the well-loved Dell comic book series Walt Disney’s Comic Book and Stories….

Animation Anecdotes #190
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 5, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #190

Birth of Coal Black. Animation legend Bob Clampett had gone to see a Duke Ellington revue in Los Angeles called “Jump for Joy”. After the show, Bob went backstage and…

Animation Anecdotes #189
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 28, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #189

The Animated Hair. In the cartoon “Magical Maestro” (1952), an annoying hair pops up at the bottom of the frame which was common when films were projected. However, this was…

Animation Anecdotes #188
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 21, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #188

Unusual Clampett Credits. While most of animation legend Bob Clampett’s credits are for Warners cartoons and Beany and Cecil, here are a few unusual credits on his resume that he…

Animation Anecdotes #187
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 14, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #187

Bugs Bunny’s Girlfriend. There was a 1945 New York Times newspaper article where animation legend Friz Freleng was quoted as saying “We don’t want to give him (Bugs Bunny) a…

In His Own Words:  Marc Davis
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 12, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Marc Davis

Marc Davis was called by Walt his “Renaissance Man” because of his contributions in so many areas from animation to Imagineering. He joined the Disney Studios in 1935 as an…

Animation Anecdotes #186
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 7, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #186

Pre-Tweety. Before the creation of Tweety Bird in 1942, Bob Clampett had done sketches of two newly hatched baby birds who were to be named “Twick’n’Tweet”. In existence is a…

Animation Anecdotes #185
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 24, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #185

The Sherman Brothers Mousecar. Richard and Robert Sherman were presented with the unique “Mousecar” award on August 8, 1985 at the Hollywood Bowl as part of Disneyland’s 30th Anniversary concert…