Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Pogo Special Birthday Special
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 9, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Pogo Special Birthday Special

Walt Kelly’s popular comic strip Pogo was turned into a network prime time TV special in 1969, with Chuck Jones as director, in the hopes it could kickstart an animated franchise like Peanuts.

Danny Kaye’s Weavie-Weavies
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 2, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Danny Kaye’s Weavie-Weavies

Walt Disney was always looking for opportunities to find additional work for his artists. One solution was supplying short animated segments for features from other movie studios.

Pondering “Pocahontas”
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 26, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Pondering “Pocahontas”

I think Disney’s Pocahontas will seem better as time passes. While it is flawed, there is still much to recommend in it. Here’s my opinion.