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Animation Anecdotes #310
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 21, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #310

Chuck Jones told the Union newsletter in 1976: “I suppose you could call it retroactive plagiarism, because we stole Izzie Klein’s idea of a little boy ghost ten years before he created Casper.”

When Smurfs Ruled Record Stores
ANIMATION SPIN
April 18, 2017 posted by Greg Ehrbar

When Smurfs Ruled Record Stores

A dive into the first wave of Smurf albums to hit the U.S. when Hanna-Barbera’s series debuted – and the soundtrack to Belvision’s 1975 Animated Smurfeature.

Network Status Reports 1956-1964
Animation History
April 17, 2017 posted by Jerry Beck

Network Status Reports 1956-1964

These internal memos – I believe from the files of CBS – I post for no other reason than they’re just a few more pieces in the jigsaw puzzle of animation history.