Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #218
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 26, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #218

Dave Fleischer On Screen. In the low budget Republic live action movie Trocadero (1944), actor Eddie Bartell introduces several minor celebrities in the audience at that famous nightclub including “The…

Animation Anecdotes #217
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 19, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #217

Recreating Gertie. Last year (2014) marked the 100th anniversary of Winsor McCay’s still wonderful animated short Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). A pantheon of legendary names that represent early animation including…

Animation Anecdotes #216
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 12, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #216

Peter Peagsus. The Art of Disney Galleries was selling a limited edition Armani figurine of the little black baby flying pony from Fantasia (1940) and the base proclaims it to…

Animation Anecdotes #215
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 5, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #215

Duck Dodger Jr. and An Unwelcome Third Dimension. On the Tiny Toons television series, the 1991 episode featuring Plucky Duck as Duck Dodgers Jr. was storyboarded by the talented Mike…

Animation Anecdotes #214
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 29, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #214

Joe Barbera on Tom and Jerry. In PUNCH magazine November 29, 1972 Joe Barbera commented on Tom and Jerry: “When you see Tom and Jerry move, they move as if…

Animation Anecdotes #213
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 22, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #213

Brad Bird’s Perspective. “I think all movies are an illusion, whether they are live action or animation,” said animation director Brad Bird in 2007. “And I think the best special…

Animation Anecdotes #212
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 15, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #212

The Felix the Cat Sign. The Felix the Cat animated character was borrowed as an icon by L.A. automobile dealer Winslow Felix who opened Felix Chevrolet in 1921. Winslow Felix…

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…