Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #310
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 21, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #310

Chuck Jones told the Union newsletter in 1976: “I suppose you could call it retroactive plagiarism, because we stole Izzie Klein’s idea of a little boy ghost ten years before he created Casper.”

Animation Anecdotes #309
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 14, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #309

Bill Clinton told Time Magazine in 1993, “I’m a lot like Baby Huey. I’m fat. I’m ugly. But if you push me down, I keep coming back. I just keep coming back.”

Animation Anecdotes #308
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 7, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #308

“His almost limitless ability to understand the essence of a character and to invest himself into its being is what made him so consummate an artist,” said Chuck Jones of Mel Blanc.

Animation Anecdotes #307
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 31, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #307

The president of Tezuka Productions in Tokyo took note of some apparent similarities between Disney’s The Lion King (1994) and Osamu Tezuka’s TV series Kimba, The White Lion (1965).

Animation Anecdotes #306
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 24, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #306

Author and historian Leonard Maltin recalls, “Like most kids, I would scribble in my books – but where it would say ‘The End’, I would take a crayon and write ‘A Walt Disney Production’.”

Animation Anecdotes #305
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 17, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #305

“(Joe) Oriolo’s role, an important one, was to create the original graphics that accompanied my story,” said story man Seymour Reit. “He did indeed create the first drawings of Casper.”

Animation Anecdotes #304
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 10, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #304

Ferngully co-producer Wayne Young claimed in an interview that Disney tried to stall and undercut the making of his animated feature film.

Animation Anecdotes #303
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 3, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #303

Animator Dave Spafford created three versions of Woody Woodpecker – one for each nominee – to announce the winner of the 1991 Academy Award for Best Cartoon Short.