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Animation Anecdotes #154
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 21, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #154

Story Behind Mickey and the Seal. “Walt had seen ‘Mickey and the Seal’ storyboards and in his own way raved about it, saying: ‘That is like the old-time shorts; who…

Saving Mr. Flintstone
ANIMATION SPIN
March 18, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Saving Mr. Flintstone

Hanna-Barbera produced quite a few oddball vinyl records in the ‘60s, but look at this one-of-a-kind wonder—it has Disney songs and HB characters all in one! FRED FLINTSTONE AND BARNEY…

The Launch of “Toon Disney”
Animation History
March 17, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

The Launch of “Toon Disney”

To a lot of us back in the 1990s, the very idea of a 24-hour television channel devoted to cartoons seemed like a fantasy – and when Ted Turner launched…

Animation Anecdotes #153
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 14, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #153

Bedroom Story. According to legend, while Walter Lantz was on his honeymoon at a cabin at Sherwood Lake in California, his marital bliss was interrupted repeatedly by an annoying woodpecker….