Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #211
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 8, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #211

The Origin of Yogi Bear. From the first issue of Exposure Sheet (July 1967), the in-house Hanna-Barbera Studio newsletter, from an article entitled “The Improbable World of Hanna-Barbera” credited to…

Animation Anecdotes #210
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 1, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #210

Fairy Voices. One of the things that made the early Disney animated features so memorable was the careful selection of voices for the characters. The voices for the three fairies,…

Animation Anecdotes #209
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 24, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #209

Technicolor Peculiarities. Many animation fans don’t quite understand Technicolor, other than the fact that it provided a spectacular color effect. However, the system could be unpredictable which is why Disney…

Animation Anecdotes #208
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 17, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #208

By A Waterfall. When Adolph Zukor, president of Famous Players-Lasky, decided to stop producing the Paramount Screen Magazine (which featured the Felix the Cat silent animated cartoons) in 1920 as…

Animation Anecdotes #207
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 10, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #207

Snagglepuss Is Straight. One of the things guaranteed to irritate animation producer Joe Barbera was when some of the younger staff at the studio would tease him in later years…

Disney and Early Technicolor
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 4, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Disney and Early Technicolor

In 1932, Walt Disney had moved from Columbia (where he was very dissatisfied with the way they were handling his animated short cartoons) to United Artists where he had a…

Animation Anecdotes #206
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 3, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #206

Paul Terry on Animation. Paul Terry, who first came to attention with his series of Aesop Fables cartoons in the silent film era that even inspired Walt Disney, told Harry…

Animation Anecdotes #205
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 27, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #205

The Rocket Robin Hood Caper. Producer Steve Krantz had some huge problems with Trillium Productions, part of Al Guest Productions, who Krantz had contracted with to do the animated television…

Animation Anecdotes #204
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 20, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #204

Friz Freleng and Oswald the Rabbit. Animation legend Friz Freleng worked on the first theatrical released Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, Trolley Troubles. In Trolley Troubles, Freleng was given the…