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Animation Anecdotes #374
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 3, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #374

“Doing both the strip (Life in Hell) and the series, I’m having a blast,” says Matt Groening. “I’m doing what the teachers used to rap me on the knuckles for.”

Tom & Jerry in “A Swiss Trick” (1931)
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
August 2, 2018 posted by Steve Stanchfield

Tom & Jerry in “A Swiss Trick” (1931)

This print of A Swiss Trick is 35mm nitrate. We’ve left it tinted as the original print was. Note that the film is in ‘Movietone’ aspect ratio, where the picture is now taller to accommodate the soundtrack.

Nicky Nome Rides Again
INDUSTRIAL CARTOONS
August 1, 2018 posted by Jonathan Boschen

Nicky Nome Rides Again

The positive reception of A Coach For Cinderella brought more Nicky Nome cartoons – a series of Technicolor advertising cartoons with a animated star to promote the Chevrolet brand.

Animation Anecdotes #373
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 27, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #373

In 1990, it was announced that Chuck Jones was actively involved in new projects where Jones would have both creative control and equity in the characters he would create.