Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

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’.”

Animation Anecdotes #314
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 19, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #314

“I was hired by Screen Gems in late 1936 and stayed until late 1937,” said veteran animator John Walworth. “By that time I had become an assistant animator.”

Animation Anecdotes #313
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 12, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #313

With a team of six researchers, Tom Barreca located every warehouse where Hanna-Barbera material was stored and began opening up dust-covered canisters.