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Slipping a Mickey, 1931
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
December 10, 2016 posted by

Slipping a Mickey, 1931

Walter Lantz knew that his animation staff dreamed of working at the Disney Studio, and at times he could end a mouseful of ambitions with a single phone call.

Animation Anecdotes #292
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 9, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #292

When animator, director, producer Hugh Harman passed away November 25th, 1982, he was living pretty close to the poverty line. He could no longer afford to own a car and lived in a ramschackle rooming house.

Yuletide Flickers!
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
December 8, 2016 posted by

Yuletide Flickers!

The idea of “Yuletide Flickers” was to have a collection that resembled both holiday shows at movie theaters and the home movie experiences of the past.

“Klanimation”
Christopher P. Lehman
December 3, 2016 posted by

“Klanimation”

Commercial animation during the silent era rarely addressed political movements – and staffers of the cartoon studios comprised part of the demographics that the Ku Klux Klan abhorred.