Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #316
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 2, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #316

“In most cases (the animals used as devices) were from the animated show. We worked with Hanna-Barbera and they had a great visual library of all the original creatures on the series.”

Animation Anecdotes #315
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 26, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #315

Don Messick recalled the day – “Joe Barbera said to me, ‘Don, you can do baby voices, can’t you? We want Pebbles to have a playmate’.”

Animation Anecdotes #314
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 19, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #314

“I was hired by Screen Gems in late 1936 and stayed until late 1937,” said veteran animator John Walworth. “By that time I had become an assistant animator.”

Animation Anecdotes #313
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 12, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #313

With a team of six researchers, Tom Barreca located every warehouse where Hanna-Barbera material was stored and began opening up dust-covered canisters.

Animation Anecdotes #311
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 28, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #311

Rapper Ice-T told SPY magazine in 1994 that as a kid, “I watched cartoons like Winky Dink. Winky Dink, man! Winky Dink was some O.G. (Original Gangster).”

Animation Anecdotes #310
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 21, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #310

Chuck Jones told the Union newsletter in 1976: “I suppose you could call it retroactive plagiarism, because we stole Izzie Klein’s idea of a little boy ghost ten years before he created Casper.”

Animation Anecdotes #309
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 14, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #309

Bill Clinton told Time Magazine in 1993, “I’m a lot like Baby Huey. I’m fat. I’m ugly. But if you push me down, I keep coming back. I just keep coming back.”