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Red Riding Hucksters
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
May 31, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Red Riding Hucksters

Ever since the writers in the cartoon business discovered deadlines, fairy tales have been a surefire way to fill up screen time. That goes for commercials too. One of the…

Animation Anecdotes #164
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 30, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #164

Animated Barbarella. In 1998, Nelvana, the Canadian animation studio was looking to turn the 1968 Jane Fonda live action movie Barbarella based on the Jean-Claude Forest comic story into an…

The Seven Dwarfs on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
May 27, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

The Seven Dwarfs on Records

Dopey and Sneezy starred on their own RCA records – and all seven headlined on an original Disneyland LP with two “lost” songs. WALT DISNEY’S SNOW WHITE AND SNEEZY RCA…

Dutch Delights!
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
May 25, 2014 posted by Fred Patten

Dutch Delights!

I am interrupting my series on the Tezuka Pro TV Specials of 1978-1989 to bring you a review of “Dutch Delights!”, a program of recent independent, fine-art & experimental shorts…

Animation Anecdotes #163
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 23, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #163

The Voice of Dynomutt. Voice artist Frank Welker in 1997 talked about doing the original voice for the Hanna-Barbera character Dynomutt in 1976. “I remember they originally wanted an Art…