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Animation Anecdotes #147
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 31, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #147

Gene Kelly Don’t Dance With Cats. One of my favorite and I feel underrated animated features is Cats Don’t Dance (1997). Originally, it was going to be a live-action/animation vehicle…

Disney Sequels with Sherman Brothers songs
ANIMATION SPIN
January 28, 2014 posted by

Disney Sequels with Sherman Brothers songs

Long before home video, “sequels” of sorts to Disney animated films were commonplace in books, comics and records that often featured new works by Disney artists and songwriters. Today we…

The Bosko Comic Strip – Part 2
Animation History
January 27, 2014 posted by

The Bosko Comic Strip – Part 2

Here’s quite a historic document – a letter from Leon Schlesinger to “Messrs. Hugh Harman and Rudolph Ising” which was included with their final monies owed, as the producers split…

Animation Anecdotes #146
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 24, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #146

Peter Puck. Disney did some odd character creations for a number of commercial clients over the decades – but Peter Puck was the work of Hanna-Barbera. “When I was with…