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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…

Animation Anecdotes #184
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 17, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #184

Designing Penelope Pitstop. The female Wacky Racer Penelope Pitstop was a last minute addition to the cast. “I remember sitting in my office while Joe (Barbera) was in a meeting…

Animation Anecdotes – The Interview
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 10, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

Animation Anecdotes – The Interview

EDITORS NOTE: Jim Korkis has compiled the best of his Animation Anecdotes into one convenient book that compacts years – decades – of cartoon history in a concise organized form…

Animation Anecdotes #183
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 10, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #183

The Kimball, Kelly and Moore Show. In 1941, Sterling Silliphant who was then the publicity director at the Disney Studio but later went on to fame and fortune as a…

Animation Anecdotes #182
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 3, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #182

Celling Peanuts. “We used to throw the cels away (from the Peanuts specials),” stated animator and director Bill Melendez in 1995 at the height of the market for buying animation…

Animation Anecdotes #181
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 26, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #181

Donald’s Fighting Pose. In the earliest Donald Duck cartoons, the little quacker was quite pugnacious and audiences immediately laughed when he took his fighting pose. That pose was created by…

Animation Anecdotes #180
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 19, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #180

Seeger’s Koko the Clown. “Out of the inkwell, comes Koko the Clown. He’s so gay and he’s so jolly. He will make you laugh, by golly” went the theme song…

Animation Anecdotes #179
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 12, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #179

Happy the Humbug. Many animators tried to create their own comic strip and some were more successful than others. The character “Happy The Humbug” was first developed in 1940 by…

Animation Anecdotes #178
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 5, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #178

Who Was That Masked Man? The first Lone Ranger animated television series ran on CBS from September 10, 1966, to September 6, 1969. It was produced by Format Films and…