Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

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…

Animation Anecdotes #155
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 11, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #155

The Spirit of Christmas. In 1994, Brian Graden was the head of Fox Broadcasting’s Foxlab television development program with such shows as “Cops”. He wanted a memorable Christmas card and…

Animation Anecdotes #160
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 4, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #160

Bluth’s Beauty and the Beast. According to well-respected animation historian (and Bluth historian who once worked for the animator-director) John Cawley: “Early in 1984, Don (Bluth) began in earnest turning…

Animation Anecdotes #159
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 28, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #159

Lessons from Milt Kahl. Animator and director Brad Bird was mentored by Disney Legend Milt Kahl “For me, it was like an actor getting to work with Olivier or Spencer…

Animation Anecdotes #154
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 21, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #154

Story Behind Mickey and the Seal. “Walt had seen ‘Mickey and the Seal’ storyboards and in his own way raved about it, saying: ‘That is like the old-time shorts; who…

Animation Anecdotes #153
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 14, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #153

Bedroom Story. According to legend, while Walter Lantz was on his honeymoon at a cabin at Sherwood Lake in California, his marital bliss was interrupted repeatedly by an annoying woodpecker….