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Animation Anecdotes #136
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 15, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #136

Clarence Nash Is Not Mel Blanc. In 1977 when I talked with him, Clarence Nash was not happy. “Everybody thinks Mel Blanc is Donald Duck! He’s not. I’m Donald Duck….

The Genius of Les Elton
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
November 14, 2013 posted by Steve Stanchfield

The Genius of Les Elton

It’s a short one today folks… I’m over at Jerry Beck’s house, here in California for the CTN Expo with some of the animation students from the school I teach…

“Mickey’s Christmas Carol”
ANIMATION SPIN
November 12, 2013 posted by

“Mickey’s Christmas Carol”

Eight years before Mickey’s Christmas Carol was an Oscar-nominated short cartoon, it was a Disneyland LP and book set called Dickens’ Christmas Carol Presented By The Popular Repertory Company, The…

Animation Anecdotes # 135
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 8, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes # 135

The “Hurray for Betty Boop” Story – Part One. Record producer Dan Dalton took scenes from thirty-five Korean colored Betty Boop cartoons and wrote a continuity for them to make…