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Huck and Jim (Crow)
Christopher P. Lehman
February 11, 2017 posted by Christopher P. Lehman

Huck and Jim (Crow)

To be sure, television was a democratizing force in animation. It allowed African Americans to see cartoons in their homes, in contrast to being restricted to balcony seats at theaters.

Animation Anecdotes #300
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 10, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #300

For my special 300th column: The Secret Origin of ‘Animation Anecdotes’ – and I tell of a time I was in a Filmation production… and actually got paid for it!

Animation Anecdotes #299
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 3, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #299

You can’t make this stuff up. In 1987, Filmation was actively promoting a new animated series called “Bravo!” about a group of round and furry characters called The Fuzzy Folks.