Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #368
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 22, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #368

With the popularity of Don Bluth’s Dragon’s Lair videogame, plans were made for a sequel involving time travel and a possible feature length animated film entitled Dragon’s Lair: The Legend.

Animation Anecdotes #367
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 15, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #367

Space Jam’s producer Ivan Reitman said, “We estimate that we had about 500 animators who worked on the movie. We had a year less than normal for an animated film like this.”

Animation Anecdotes #366
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 8, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #366

Richard Williams’ The Thief and the Cobbler project went through many different working titles throughout the thrity-one years it was in production.

Animation Anecdotes #365
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 1, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #365

“Everybody in the world knows Porky has a stutter,” said Ira Zimmerman of the National Stuttering Project in 1991. “But it is inappropriate to depict stuttering in print.”

Animation Anecdotes #364
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 25, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #364

There is a poster on the wall, as Roger Rabbit runs through a sawmill, of a buxom, bikini-clad woman straddling an oversize saw — and the words: “Rigid Tools”.

Animation Anecdotes #363
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 18, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #363

Since Bugs Bunny rose to stardom he has chomped his way through thousands of carrots in 160 films. Consumption of carrots in the United States shot up in the first few years he appeared.

Animation Anecdotes #362
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 11, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #362

In 1993, it was announced in the trades that Betty Boop would make her animated feature film debut for MGM by the Zanuck Company – but the film was never made.

Animation Anecdotes #361
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 4, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #361

Boxoffice magazine in 1945 stated, “(Red Hot Riding Hood) had the greatest number of bookings of any MGM short subject in its 18 year history – over 15,000.”