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Seein’ Psychedelic Spots
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
June 21, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Seein’ Psychedelic Spots

The Beatles animated movie Yellow Submarine may not have been the first animation to employ “Pop-Art” in it’s design, but it was an early and successful example. Despite it’s profitability…

Animation Anecdotes #167
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 20, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #167

Colorized Oswald. In 1984, Fred Ladd and Entercolor Technologies Corp. did a colorization test on the Walter Lantz Oswald the Rabbit cartoon The Toy Shoppe (1934). Universal rejected it and…

The Wind-up… The Pitch…
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June 14, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

The Wind-up… The Pitch…

Remember when every normal, red-blooded American kid wanted to play baseball, and only the real weirdo’s wanted to draw pictures? Major league players like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were…

Animation Anecdotes #166
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 13, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #166

It Pays To Advertise. At the beginning of Wet Blanket Policy (1948) is an advertisment for the DELL comic book New Funnies that featured stories of the Walter Lantz characters….