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Animation Anecdotes #308
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 7, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #308

“His almost limitless ability to understand the essence of a character and to invest himself into its being is what made him so consummate an artist,” said Chuck Jones of Mel Blanc.

Four Brothers Named Mills
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
April 2, 2017 posted by James Parten

Four Brothers Named Mills

A number of artists appeared in the Fleischer Screen Songs cartoons. One act not only did three Screen Songs cartoons, but had good-natured fun with caricature. That act was the Mills Brothers.

Animation Anecdotes #307
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 31, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #307

The president of Tezuka Productions in Tokyo took note of some apparent similarities between Disney’s The Lion King (1994) and Osamu Tezuka’s TV series Kimba, The White Lion (1965).