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Animation Anecdotes #181
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 26, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #181

Donald’s Fighting Pose. In the earliest Donald Duck cartoons, the little quacker was quite pugnacious and audiences immediately laughed when he took his fighting pose. That pose was created by…

A Frank Moser Mystery
Animation History
September 24, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

A Frank Moser Mystery

I got an interesting packet in the mail a few weeks ago. It came from London – and I wasn’t expecting it. It was a flat thin barely padded envelope….

My Top Ten Anime Features (Part 3)
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
September 21, 2014 posted by Fred Patten

My Top Ten Anime Features (Part 3)

Continuing my list of “Top Ten” favorite anime features with three from the modern masters of anime, Hayao Miyazaki, Katsuhiro Otomo and Mamoru Oshii. 6. My Neighbor Totoro. Tonari no…

Animation Anecdotes #180
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 19, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #180

Seeger’s Koko the Clown. “Out of the inkwell, comes Koko the Clown. He’s so gay and he’s so jolly. He will make you laugh, by golly” went the theme song…

More Animated Pilots
LOST PLANET ANIME
September 18, 2014 posted by Charles Brubaker

More Animated Pilots

Today I continue with more cartoon pilots that never went anywhere. Hang on tight, because there are more of these than you thought lying around. Here’s a fresh crop. Samson…

Paul Terry’s Terryscope
Animation History
September 17, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

Paul Terry’s Terryscope

My friend Eric Kurland, visual effects animator (Osmosis Jones) and 3D consultant (Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare), recently came into ownership of a very strange 3-D/Cartoon item. It appears…