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Animating the Space Race
Christopher P. Lehman
July 1, 2017 posted by Christopher P. Lehman

Animating the Space Race

This month my focus is on theatrical cartoons that made reference to the competition between the US and the Soviet Union to land on the Moon first.

Animation Anecdotes #320
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 30, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #320

Jamie Mitchell, of Disney’s television version of The Little Mermaid said “I think it’s good that we’re addressing the girl audience because they’ve been underrepresented for such a long time.”

Cab Calloway Cartoons – Part 3
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
June 25, 2017 posted by James Parten

Cab Calloway Cartoons – Part 3

Disney is not usually associated with celebrity-caricature cartoons. But one of their Silly Symphonies included a Cab Calloway spoof with the same white suit …and the same degree of energy.

Animation Anecdotes #319
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 23, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #319

Actress Liz Taylor supplied the voice for Maggie Simpson’s first word in The Simpsons episode “Lisa’s First Word” in December 1992.