Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #329
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 15, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #329

Someone opened the package by mistake, since the studio does not accept unsolicited material. “But Steven wanted it and you don’t say ‘no’ to Steven Spielberg”.

Animation Anecdotes #328
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 8, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #328

Osamu Tezuka briefly met Walt Disney at the 1964 New York’s World Fair. I recently stumbled across Tezuka’s own remembrance of that encounter.

Animation Anecdotes #327
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 1, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #327

“I think it’s my best animation because it was the most imaginative, and broke a lot of rules, shocked everyone here (at Disney),” said Ward Kimball.

The Firehouse Five Plus Two
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 26, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

The Firehouse Five Plus Two

Once upon a time, a group of Disney animators, writers and musicians who loved jazz and collected records were all of a sudden, the toast of the music world.

Animation Anecdotes #326
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 25, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #326

“I wasn’t recognized on the street. But if I wanted to appear famous, I could just tell people I was Wilma Flintstone,” said voice actress Jean Vander Pyl.

Animation Anecdotes #323
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 4, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #323

Did Miss X ever get a name? As part of the promotion for a 1944 cartoon, Walter Lantz offered a reward to name Pat Matthew’s sexy dancing girl.

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.”