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Sweets for the Sweet
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
December 6, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Sweets for the Sweet

Advertising is mainly about trying to sell you things that you don’t necessarily need. The sweet snacks and goodies that wreck your teeth, make you put on pounds, and break…

Animation Anecdotes #190
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 5, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #190

Birth of Coal Black. Animation legend Bob Clampett had gone to see a Duke Ellington revue in Los Angeles called “Jump for Joy”. After the show, Bob went backstage and…

Remembering Walt During His Birthday Week
ANIMATION SPIN
December 2, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Remembering Walt During His Birthday Week

With Walt Disney’s birthday on Friday Dec. 5th, let’s celebrate this week with an album that paid tribute to both the past (Walt’s career) and the future (Walt’s hope –…

A Really Big Shoe
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
November 29, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

A Really Big Shoe

Those shoe commercials always promised that you’d be a better athlete if you purchased a pair of their wares. Magic wedges, super-arch cushions, and torsion-air ride would see to that….

Animation Anecdotes #189
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 28, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #189

The Animated Hair. In the cartoon “Magical Maestro” (1952), an annoying hair pops up at the bottom of the frame which was common when films were projected. However, this was…