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Zootopia and Other Animal Worlds
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
September 22, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Zootopia and Other Animal Worlds

The third Disney D23 Expo for the studio’s fans, this August 9th, included an “Art and Imagination” presentation that showcased previews of Disney’s planned theatrical features through 2016. At the…

Animation Anecdotes #128
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 20, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #128

King Kirby and the Fleischer Connection. Jack Kirby is perhaps best known for the many comic book characters he co-created from Captain America to the X-Men to the Hulk but…

Fleischer Studios in Miami
Animation History
September 18, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Fleischer Studios in Miami

Today a special pictorial tribute to the Fleischer studio building in Miami, Florida. As we all know, after the success of Disney’s Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, Paramount had…

Sam Katzman’s Animated Superman
Animation History
September 17, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Sam Katzman’s Animated Superman

In the summer of 1993, I (on behalf of Asifa Hollywood) got involved with organizing the Ojai Animation Festival, a short-lived but wonderful weekend out of town, that attracted many…

An Animation Jigsaw Puzzle
Commentary
September 16, 2013 posted by Gene Deitch

An Animation Jigsaw Puzzle

How does a one-off Oscar, The Terrytoons-Van Beuren Facebook Page, the retro re-casting of Mickey Mouse, Tom Terrific, Nudnik, Viacom, Farmer Al Falfa, Charles Lindbergh, YouTube, animation historians, Weston Woods,…

Animation Anecdotes #127
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 13, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #127

Texas Toads Lawsuit. Alleging they created the cartoon “Texas Toads”, comedians Richard Curtis and Larry Hovis filed a $2,800,000 plagiarism suit in January 1977 against NBC, United Artists and David…