Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #164
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 30, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #164

Animated Barbarella. In 1998, Nelvana, the Canadian animation studio was looking to turn the 1968 Jane Fonda live action movie Barbarella based on the Jean-Claude Forest comic story into an…

Animation Anecdotes #163
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 23, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #163

The Voice of Dynomutt. Voice artist Frank Welker in 1997 talked about doing the original voice for the Hanna-Barbera character Dynomutt in 1976. “I remember they originally wanted an Art…

Animation Anecdotes #162
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 16, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #162

The Universal Animation Studio Tour That Never Was. In 1966, Grantray-Lawrence studios produced 195 six minute shorts featuring the Marvel superheroes Iron Man, Hulk, Sub-Mariner, Captain America and Thor. (Previously…

Animation Anecdotes #161
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 9, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #161

Robert Crumb on Disney. In 2011, underground cartoonist Robert Crumb sat down with Alex Wood who runs the official Crumb website to give his commentary on important people in art,…

Animation Anecdotes #158
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 2, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #158

Vegetarian Shaggy. Casey Kasem did the voice of Shaggy Rogers in Scooby-Doo series from 1968-1990. In the 1970s, Kasem became a vegetarian and by the 1980s refused to do any…

Animation Anecdotes #157
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 25, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #157

Animated Splits. What is the only project to feature animated versions of Hanna-Barbera’s live action costumed The Banana Splits? The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie, The Banana Splits in Hocus Pocus…

Animation Anecdotes #156
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 18, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #156

Doesn’t Anyone Want Credit for Elmer Fudd? It is tough to research animation history but back when I first started it was even worse. Just take a look at articles…