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Outrageous Anime – Part 2
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
July 14, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Outrageous Anime – Part 2

My previous column on “Outrageous Anime” was popular enough that here is a followup on more jaw-dropping anime – deliberate or not. Excel Saga. Heppoko Jikken Anime Excel Saga (Quack…

Animation Anecdotes #118
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 12, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #118

A Hairy Situation. Friz Freleng’s Ain’t That Ducky (1945) had Daffy Duck matching wits with a hunter who had a strong physical and vocal resemblance to popular comic actor Victor…

The “White” Oswald Rabbit
Animation History
July 8, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

The “White” Oswald Rabbit

Today, a small tribute to the white version of Oswald Rabbit… The middle Lantz lucky rabbit, who failed to impress in approximately 33 cartoons produced between 1935 (first appearing in…

Two More Notorious Animation Myths
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
July 7, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Two More Notorious Animation Myths

I asked in an earlier column, “How much of what everyone ‘knows’ about animation history is wrong?” This week’s column will look two more widespread animation myths. Here’s the first:…

Animation Anecdotes #117
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 5, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #117

Candice Bergen. Candice Bergen is the daughter of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen who was a good friend of Walt Disney. Candice has always claimed that Walt Disney was her godfather. As…