Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #243
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 1, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #243

Happy New Year! We start the year with anecdotes on The Reluctant Dragon and Baby Weems, Rankin-Bass and Thundercats, Private Snafu, Yellow Submarine and Walter Lantz’ Jitterbugs.

In Her Own Words:  Margaret Kerry
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 5, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In Her Own Words: Margaret Kerry

While playing the role of eldest daughter in Charlie Ruggles early TV sit-com, Margaret Kerry’s agent contacted her about doing the live action reference modeling for the character of Tinker Bell in Disney’s new feature, Peter Pan.

Animation Anecdotes #240
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 4, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #240

“He comes over to my house, pounds on my door on Saturday morning like at seven o’clock in the morning, yelling ‘Johnny, get out of bed! I sold Mighty Mouse! We gotta have a studio next week!”

Animation Anecdotes #239
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 27, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #239

June Foray’s earliest cartoons; Hawley Pratt; Jeffery Katzenberg; Bob Clampett; Hayao Miyazaki and more – in today’s collection of anecdotes.

Animation Anecdotes #238
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 20, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #238

Today we look at Miyazaki’s anime inspiration, John K.’s first direction, and one of Hanna Barbera’s low-rated, but highly acclaimed series.