Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #256
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 1, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #256

In 1990, there was some controversy about an animated commercial where Popeye states, “I’m Popeye the Quaker Man” – as members of the religious Quakers strongly disapproved of the violence-prone sailor.

Animation Anecdotes #255
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 25, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #255

Producer Gary Goldman told about recording actor John Carradine as the voice of the great owl in The Secret of Nimh: Carradine suffered from acute crippling arthritis and that he was on pain killers.

Animation Anecdotes #254
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 18, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #254

Bonkers was created so that Disney could have a Roger Rabbit type of character that it owned completely without having to worry about approval or sharing the profits with Steven Spielberg.

The Clarence Nash Story
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 12, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

The Clarence Nash Story

Clarence Nash was born December 7, 1904, in Watonga, Oklahoma, roughly three years before Oklahoma became a state. He never grew to be taller than five foot two. Nash was…

Animation Anecdotes #253
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 11, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #253

Chuck Jones at the San Diego Comic Con 1982: “All characters come from within yourself. Lurking within everybody is a certain amount of Daffy Duck. Hopefully, some of Bugs Bunny, since that’s who you’d like to be.”

Animation Anecdotes #252
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 4, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #252

Mickey Mouse Club 1931. Theaters often needed safety even back in 1931 when the Fox Mission Theater in Southern California had its Saturday morning Mickey Mouse Club which would cost…

Animation Anecdotes #251
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 26, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #251

In 1993, NBC commissioned seven artists to reinterpret their iconic logo. This included animator John Kricfalusi, who did a bit where the peacock has to dislodge a suction cup from his backside.

Animation Anecdotes #250
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 19, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #250

Paul Murry is perhaps most famous for his comic book work, especially for Mickey Mouse in Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories. But he got his start as the animation assistant for Disney Legend Fred Moore.