Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #229
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 11, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #229

Jim Korkis quotes Joe Dante on Looney Tunes; Gary Goldman on The Land Before Time; Jack Bradbury on working at Disney with Walt Kelly; and much much more.

In His Own Words: Chuck Jones on Warner Bros.
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 10, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Chuck Jones on Warner Bros.

I interviewed Chuck several times over the years and I later realized that Chuck, like many others, had “canned/pre-prepared” answers and anecdotes that he would repeat. This particular interview took place in 1976.

Animation Anecdotes #228
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 4, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #228

The first animated series broadcast in prime time was probably UPA’s “Gerald McBoing-Boing Show” on CBS in 1956. CBS was so excited about the show that they took out a seven year option on the series – but it only lasted three months. So what happened?

Animation Anecdotes #227
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 28, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #227

Most people believe that Warners’ overbearing Foghorn Leghorn character was inspired by Kenny Delmar’s Southern politician Senator Claghorn on the Fred Allen radio show. This is not the case! Read on…

Animation Anecdotes #226
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 21, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #226

Jim Korkis with anecdotes on Woody Woodpecker, Gigantor, Lilo and Stitch, Jeffery Katzenberg, dubbing Miyazaki, Betty Boop and the Incredibles.

Animation Anecdotes #225
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 14, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #225

Friz Freleng’s “Two Crows From Tacos” is basically about two incredibly stupid Mexicali crows who chase a grasshopper. The crows were later redesigned as cats, and later as toads. Here are the voices behind these funny characters.

Animation Anecdotes #224
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 7, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #224

The most popular cartoon for several decades in the Soviet Union was “Nu Pogodi!” People have compared the series to Tom and Jerry or Roadrunner, but the Russian shorts had their own unique perspective.

Animation Anecdotes #223
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 31, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #223

Disney had acquired certain rights to Winnie The Pooh in 1961 and made a featurette released in 1966. However, it turned out that author A.A. Milne had granted some of his rights to more than one entity.

Animation Anecdotes #222
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 24, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #222

Here Comes H.E.R.B.I.E.! “The New Fantastic Four” was an animated series produced by DePatie-Freleng in 1978 based on the Marvel comic book created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack…