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Animation Anecdotes #105
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 12, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #105

No Starch. Pat Sullivan, the producer of the silent Felix the Cat cartoons, would make only infrequent visits to his cartoon studio. However, when he did decide to put in…

Animation Anecdotes #104
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 5, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #104

Fritz the Cat Problems. Back in 1971, Ralph Bakshi was having trouble with some of the animators working on the X-rated Fritz the Cat animated feature. Bakshi said the people…

Animation Anecdotes #103
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 29, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #103

Jay Ward’s Wonderful World of Color. At the beginning of NBC’s prime time “The Bullwinkle Show”, the show’s early episodes began with a Bullwinkle hand puppet (voiced by Bill Scott)…

Animation Anecdotes #102
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 22, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #102

That’s the Woodpecker Song. The Woody Woodpecker Song was recorded by Kay Kyser in 1947 and it was an immediate hit. Recorded at 11:50 pm on December 31st to avoid…

Animation Anecdotes #101
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 15, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #101

Editor’s Note: Animation Historian Jim Korkis began writing columns of animation anecdotes in the Spring 1977 issue of Mindrot (issue #6) published by David Mruz. Jim went on to write…