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Celebrity Voices Impersonated
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May 17, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Celebrity Voices Impersonated

Ever since the advent of sound film, celebrity vocal impersonations have been a staple of animation. Some of cartoondom’s brightest stars (Gandy Goose and Sourpuss anyone?) have been patterned after…

Animation Anecdotes #162
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May 16, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #162

The Universal Animation Studio Tour That Never Was. In 1966, Grantray-Lawrence studios produced 195 six minute shorts featuring the Marvel superheroes Iron Man, Hulk, Sub-Mariner, Captain America and Thor. (Previously…

Flintstone Bedtime Stories
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May 13, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Flintstone Bedtime Stories

The entire TV cast of The Flintstones made just a few Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series albums together, but each was top of the line—superbly written, edited and voiced. THE FLINTSTONES: FLIP…

Disney’s Live Action Cartoons
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May 11, 2014 posted by Fred Patten

Disney’s Live Action Cartoons

Disney has recently been increasing the publicity for its Maleficent live-action feature due to be released on May 30, 2014. It is obviously based on Disney’s earlier feature cartoon classic;…

Animation Anecdotes #161
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 9, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #161

Robert Crumb on Disney. In 2011, underground cartoonist Robert Crumb sat down with Alex Wood who runs the official Crumb website to give his commentary on important people in art,…