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Animation Anecdotes #254
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 18, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #254

Bonkers was created so that Disney could have a Roger Rabbit type of character that it owned completely without having to worry about approval or sharing the profits with Steven Spielberg.

My Third Anniversary
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
March 13, 2016 posted by Fred Patten

My Third Anniversary

This is my column’s third anniversary – and so, here is something different. A profile of some of the cartoon shorts – current TV series – that started three years ago.

The Clarence Nash Story
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 12, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

The Clarence Nash Story

Clarence Nash was born December 7, 1904, in Watonga, Oklahoma, roughly three years before Oklahoma became a state. He never grew to be taller than five foot two. Nash was…

Animation Anecdotes #253
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 11, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #253

Chuck Jones at the San Diego Comic Con 1982: “All characters come from within yourself. Lurking within everybody is a certain amount of Daffy Duck. Hopefully, some of Bugs Bunny, since that’s who you’d like to be.”

Walter Lantz’ “Fish Fry” (1944)
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March 9, 2016 posted by Devon Baxter

Walter Lantz’ “Fish Fry” (1944)

Here’s an Oscar-nominated Walter Lantz cartoon with Andy Panda! Director Shamus Culhane particularly detested the good-natured panda, claiming his cartoons to be “too goddamn sweet and cuddly.”