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Animation Anecdotes #140
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 13, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #140

The Secret Origin of John Lasseter, Animator! “When I was a freshman in high school, our library had a copy of the Bob Thomas book, ‘The Art of Animation’, the…

Walt Disney’s Christmas Concerts
ANIMATION SPIN
December 10, 2013 posted by

Walt Disney’s Christmas Concerts

Which came first, The Chipmunks or the Mouse Musicians? Walt Disney’s very own idea for a Christmas record didn’t take the world by storm. But a year later, when one…

Animation Anecdotes #139
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 6, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #139

Warner Commercials. In the Fifties, the Disney Studio earned money doing a variety of television commercials and even creating new characters. Warner Brothers also had a commercial unit that Jack…

Ub Iwerks in the 1930s
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
December 5, 2013 posted by

Ub Iwerks in the 1930s

Another busy week here at Thunderbean. A final master for two titles went out today, with another in the coming week. All told four titles are in the process of…