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Animation Anecdotes #302
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 24, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #302

When voice artist Mel Blanc passed away, Warner Brothers bought trade ads of characters Bugs, Porky and Daffy, their heads bowed near a microphone and the word “Speechless”.

Animation In Universal Trailers
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February 23, 2017 posted by

Animation In Universal Trailers

This week let’s look at some Universal animated sequences in trailers (and a title you’ve likely seen). Dave Fleischer likely had a hand in these various Universal sequences.

The Year Archie Rocked the World
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February 21, 2017 posted by

The Year Archie Rocked the World

Few creative entities enjoyed the phenomenal success that the Archie gang enjoyed in 1969, when they topped TV ratings and even beat The Beatles on the charts.

The Mouse Strikes Back
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February 18, 2017 posted by

The Mouse Strikes Back

Ben Clopton was a rugged cowpoke from Montana before he came to Hollywood. After he among others left Walt Disney to sign with Winkler Studios, it was The Mouse that got the last laugh.

Animation Anecdotes #301
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 17, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #301

Casper, Richie Rich, Little Audrey and others appeared in the very first giveaway comic book for an airline. Twenty-one issues of Astrocomics were released to passengers from 1968-1979.