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Quincy Magoo Meets Jim Crow
Christopher P. Lehman
November 5, 2016 posted by Christopher P. Lehman

Quincy Magoo Meets Jim Crow

Steve Bosustow traveled to New Orleans to promote the premiere of UPA’s 1001 Arabian Knights. He spoke at Tulane University, which in 1959 had no African American students – ironic, considering UPA’s earlier work like Brotherhood of Man.

Animation Anecdotes #287
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 4, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #287

“He loved ballet, was crazy about ballet,” Bill Scott said of director Bobe Cannon. “He considered animated movement a form of ballet and when he would design a film, it would largely be in terms of ballet motion.”

Red, White and Moon
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
October 29, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Red, White and Moon

Looking back, the moon landing was a harbinger of American destiny in the Cold War, with a revelation about what may have obscured an historic art gallery.

Animation Anecdotes #286
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 28, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #286

“In the Metal Munching Moon Mice episode, I got to sing in that one,” recalls Bill Scott. “In the Air Force, Frank Thomas was my sergeant and he taught me those English music hall songs.”