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Animation Anecdotes # 135
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 8, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes # 135

The “Hurray for Betty Boop” Story – Part One. Record producer Dan Dalton took scenes from thirty-five Korean colored Betty Boop cartoons and wrote a continuity for them to make…

Animation Anecdotes #134
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 1, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #134

What’s In a Name? Beaky Buzzard in the Warner Brothers cartoons was known around the studio as the “Snerd Bird” because he was based on (and sounded like) the intellectually…

Animation Anecdotes # 133
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 25, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes # 133

Mickey’s Friend, Dracula. Actor Bela Lugosi, famed for his portrayal of Dracula, was a fan of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in particular. He had a photo taken with a…

Animation Anecdotes #132
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 18, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #132

On the Wall. In the Warners Brother cartoon My Little Duckaroo (1954), some newspapers are seen lining the walls in the backgrounds for Nasty Canasta’s cabin. They are from the…

Animation Anecdotes #131
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 11, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #131

The Fourth Dimension. Chuck Jones directed five cartoons for Warner Brothers that featured a little African boy named Inki trying to capture an elusive Mynah Bird. “Those cartoons really baffled…

Animation Anecdotes #130
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 4, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #130

Mort Drucker on Animation. Artist Mort Drucker has been one of my favorite cartoonists for decades, not just because of his work for MAD magazine but his work in DC…