Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #189
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 28, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #189

The Animated Hair. In the cartoon “Magical Maestro” (1952), an annoying hair pops up at the bottom of the frame which was common when films were projected. However, this was…

Animation Anecdotes #188
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 21, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #188

Unusual Clampett Credits. While most of animation legend Bob Clampett’s credits are for Warners cartoons and Beany and Cecil, here are a few unusual credits on his resume that he…

Animation Anecdotes #187
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 14, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #187

Bugs Bunny’s Girlfriend. There was a 1945 New York Times newspaper article where animation legend Friz Freleng was quoted as saying “We don’t want to give him (Bugs Bunny) a…

In His Own Words:  Marc Davis
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 12, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Marc Davis

Marc Davis was called by Walt his “Renaissance Man” because of his contributions in so many areas from animation to Imagineering. He joined the Disney Studios in 1935 as an…

Animation Anecdotes #186
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 7, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #186

Pre-Tweety. Before the creation of Tweety Bird in 1942, Bob Clampett had done sketches of two newly hatched baby birds who were to be named “Twick’n’Tweet”. In existence is a…

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…