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American Animated Westerns
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
April 5, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

American Animated Westerns

I have recently listed four French Lucky Luke animated Western theatrical features. This does not include the Lucky Luke animated TV series (which will be here next week). This has…

Disney and Early Technicolor
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 4, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Disney and Early Technicolor

In 1932, Walt Disney had moved from Columbia (where he was very dissatisfied with the way they were handling his animated short cartoons) to United Artists where he had a…

Animation Anecdotes #206
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 3, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #206

Paul Terry on Animation. Paul Terry, who first came to attention with his series of Aesop Fables cartoons in the silent film era that even inspired Walt Disney, told Harry…

“Birth Of A Notion” (1947)
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April 1, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

“Birth Of A Notion” (1947)

Now here’s a bona-fide laugh riot from the McKimson unit! Birth of a Notion was one of the last cartoons Bob Clampett was slated to direct in early 1945 before…

Animation From Where!?
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
March 29, 2015 posted by Fred Patten

Animation From Where!?

Usually the animation that I write about in my columns is by well-known studios. Sometimes it’s by a brand-new studio, or a foreign studio that I’ve never heard of; though…