Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #364
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 25, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #364

There is a poster on the wall, as Roger Rabbit runs through a sawmill, of a buxom, bikini-clad woman straddling an oversize saw — and the words: “Rigid Tools”.

Animation Anecdotes #363
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 18, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #363

Since Bugs Bunny rose to stardom he has chomped his way through thousands of carrots in 160 films. Consumption of carrots in the United States shot up in the first few years he appeared.

Animation Anecdotes #362
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 11, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #362

In 1993, it was announced in the trades that Betty Boop would make her animated feature film debut for MGM by the Zanuck Company – but the film was never made.

Animation Anecdotes #361
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 4, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #361

Boxoffice magazine in 1945 stated, “(Red Hot Riding Hood) had the greatest number of bookings of any MGM short subject in its 18 year history – over 15,000.”

Animation Anecdotes #360
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 27, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #360

The birthday celebration was part of a four day, fifteen city cross-country airplane tour, a Boeing 727, decorated with a 16-foot Donald Duck decal and “Happy Birthday” message along its side.

Animation Anecdotes #359
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 20, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #359

Asked in public to do the Woody Woodpecker laugh, Gracie Lantz would oblige – while her husband would simply shake his head. “No dignity… She used to be very proper.”

Animation Anecdotes #358
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 13, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #358

“I didn’t understand this thing until the opening night. They never let me see any rushes. We started on the film in 1934 when I was 18 and it went on until I was 21.”

Animation Anecdotes #357
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 6, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #357

Paul DeKorte passed away in October 1985. He was with Hanna-Barbera for twenty years after he had met William Hanna when they were both members of a barbershop quartet.