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Animation Anecdotes #310
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 21, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #310

Chuck Jones told the Union newsletter in 1976: “I suppose you could call it retroactive plagiarism, because we stole Izzie Klein’s idea of a little boy ghost ten years before he created Casper.”

When Smurfs Ruled Record Stores
ANIMATION SPIN
April 18, 2017 posted by Greg Ehrbar

When Smurfs Ruled Record Stores

A dive into the first wave of Smurf albums to hit the U.S. when Hanna-Barbera’s series debuted – and the soundtrack to Belvision’s 1975 Animated Smurfeature.

Network Status Reports 1956-1964
Animation History
April 17, 2017 posted by Jerry Beck

Network Status Reports 1956-1964

These internal memos – I believe from the files of CBS – I post for no other reason than they’re just a few more pieces in the jigsaw puzzle of animation history.

Wild and Woody
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
April 15, 2017 posted by Tom Klein

Wild and Woody

Long before ‘infinity and beyond’, there was an original Sheriff Woody and a rival named Buzz.