Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #197
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 30, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #197

The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974) was an animated feature sequel to the popular Fritz the Cat (1972). It was directed…

In His Own Words:  Bob McKimson
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 29, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Bob McKimson

I’ve talked about animation legend Bob McKimson before on this site. McKimson was born in 1910 and passed away in 1977. He died from a massive heart attack while eating…

Animation Anecdotes #196
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 23, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #196

Where In The World of George Pal Is Woody Woodpecker? Animation producer Walter Lantz and filmmaker George Pal were very good friends. As the terrific animation historian Joe Adamson wrote…

Animation Anecdotes #195
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 16, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #195

Unproduced Don Bluth Films. Here are two more pitches that the Bluth studio prepared to pitch back in the 1980s and 90s – two projects that might have been. SATYRDAY….

Animation Anecdotes #194
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 9, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #194

The Wisdom of Walt Disney. The following quotes by Walt Disney come from Everyweek Magazine, a Sunday newspaper supplement in the Odgen Standard Examiner May 12 1935 from the collection…

Animation Anecdotes #193
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 2, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #193

Animated Hope. Popular comedian Bob Hope had a very distinctive face and he was always joking about his “ski slope” nose so you might think he would have been a…

In Her Own Words:  Linda Woolverton
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 31, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

In Her Own Words: Linda Woolverton

Born in Long Beach, California, Linda Woolverton holds a BFA in Theater Arts from Cal State University Long Beach and a Master’s Degree in Theater for Children from Cal State…

In His Own Words:  Ken Anderson
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 26, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson’ official credits list such titles at Disney as art direction, art supervision, story, color, styling, layout, production, character development and more. That made him a challenge to interview…

Animation Anecdotes #192
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 19, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #192

Two Greatest Disney Animation Scenes. In 1980, renowned writer Ray Bradbury wrote the following for the “The Moving Image” catalog, “I claim that the two finest pieces of film ever…