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Animation Anecdotes #239
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 27, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #239

June Foray’s earliest cartoons; Hawley Pratt; Jeffery Katzenberg; Bob Clampett; Hayao Miyazaki and more – in today’s collection of anecdotes.

Walter Lantz “Barber Of Seville” (1944)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
November 25, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

Walter Lantz “Barber Of Seville” (1944)

Today’s Thanksgiving feature is Shamus Culhane’s first Woody Woodpecker! “Seville” marked the first appearance of a polished incarnation of Woody, designed by animator Emery Hawkins and layout artist Art Heinemann.

Paramount Cartoons 1966-67
Animation History
November 23, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1966-67

The 1966-67 season marked the end of an era. But before the doors closed, Shamus Culhane and Ralph Bakshi tried to bring a fresh sense of innovation to the studio with Merry Makers, Fractured Fables and Go-Go Toons.

Incomplete Anime
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
November 22, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Incomplete Anime

Streamline Pictures shopped for titles very carefully. There was one type of anime that was available very cheaply, yet Carl kept turning those down. These were the “incomplete anime” – here are two examples.