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Animation Anecdotes #283
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 7, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #283

From the square dancing magazine Sets in Order, director Chuck Jones wrote, “Cartoonists are strange men in many ways and they have a tendency to look at the world as through a cheap piece of window pane.”

Animation Anecdotes #282
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 30, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #282

“We had arguments with the people marketing the film,” stated animator Gary Goldman. “We made this film for us. We’re entertained by it, so why shouldn’t a teen-ager or an adult like it?”

Animation Anecdotes #281
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 23, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #281

“Columbia did not like the cartoon at all,” said Bill Scott of UPA’s Rooty Toot Toot. “They really would have liked for us to go back to just doing more Fox and Crow”.

Animation Anecdotes #280
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 16, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #280

“It all pretty much started when I was sitting in (Michael) Eisner’s living room with a dish of Gummi Bears sitting on the coffee table.” – Gary Krisel, on the origin of The Disney Afternoon.

Animation Anecdotes #279
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 9, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #279

Ren And Stimpy producer Jim Ballantine said “A lot of people assume Ren and Stimpy are gay. Two guys who sleep in the same bed. Just like Laurel and Hardy – but no one ever suspected them of being gay.”

Animation Anecdotes #278
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 2, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #278

“I was definitely influenced by the Hanna-Barbera drawing style, by The Flintstones,” says Matt Groening. “Homer’s beard line was definitely influenced by Fred Flintsone.”

Animation Anecdotes #277
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 26, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #277

“It was in 1976 that Steven Lisberger, while watching the Summer Olympics on television, conceived the idea of a playful parody with animal characters in a musical fantasy employing the finest methods of animation.”

Animation Anecdotes #276
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 19, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #276

Matt Groening shared “I have an office that is full of bootleg merchandise that people send me, because the fans know that I collect this stuff.”