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Animation Anecdotes #252
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 4, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #252

Mickey Mouse Club 1931. Theaters often needed safety even back in 1931 when the Fox Mission Theater in Southern California had its Saturday morning Mickey Mouse Club which would cost…

Animation Anecdotes #251
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 26, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #251

In 1993, NBC commissioned seven artists to reinterpret their iconic logo. This included animator John Kricfalusi, who did a bit where the peacock has to dislodge a suction cup from his backside.

Animation Anecdotes #250
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 19, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #250

Paul Murry is perhaps most famous for his comic book work, especially for Mickey Mouse in Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories. But he got his start as the animation assistant for Disney Legend Fred Moore.

Animation Anecdotes #248
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 5, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #248

Excerpts from a letter to Bruno Edera by animator Osamu Tezuka, quotes from Jeff Smith, Don Bluth, Walter Lantz, Jessica Rabbit and… Chevy Chase? Another great week of anecdotes.

Animation Anecdotes #247
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 29, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #247

This week the Anecdotes include Roger Rabbit, Mel Blanc, Don Bluth, Judy Jetson, Mr. Magoo, Oliver and Company and The Three Stooges.

In His Own Words:  Donald Duck
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 16, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Donald Duck

One of my favorite episodes of the Disney weekly television show was A Day in the Life of Donald Duck (1956) where Clarence Nash meets Donald Duck in his office at the Disney Studio.

Animation Anecdotes #245
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 15, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #245

When asked how involved Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss) was with the television specials done by DePatie-Freleng using his characters, David DePatie said, “He was a very hands-on guy.”