Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

Animation Anecdotes #232
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 2, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #232

With the popularity of Mickey Mouse, animation studios began to produce their own cartoons with characters that looked suspiciously like Walt’s alter ego. Here’s the low-down on that.

Animation Anecdotes #231
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 25, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #231

Hitler loved Disney cartoons and had a copy of Snow White delivered to his private movie theater. He considered it one of the greatest movies ever made. His personal collection also included eighteen Mickey Mouse shorts.

Animation Anecdotes #230
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 18, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #230

Among today’s anecdotes: Lou Scheimer of Filmation Studios talking about runaway production, Peter Chung on “Reign”, and whatever happened to Disney’s “Secret Lab”?

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.