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Animation Anecdotes #284
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 14, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #284

Edna Phillips who was the principal harpist in Fantasia recalled, “I was banished to the pit beneath the stage so that the rustle of my skirt against the harp couldn’t be heard by the microphones.”

Max Fleischer and Novelty Records
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
October 10, 2016 posted by James Parten

Max Fleischer and Novelty Records

One type of record that companies hoped would sell were called “novelty records”, for lack of a better term. Max Fleischer used three such “novelties” in some of his 1930′s cartoons.

Animation Anecdotes #283
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 7, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #283

From the square dancing magazine Sets in Order, director Chuck Jones wrote, “Cartoonists are strange men in many ways and they have a tendency to look at the world as through a cheap piece of window pane.”