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Animation Anecdotes #198
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 6, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #198

Garfield’s Judgement Day. Even at the height of Garfield the cat’s popularity in the late 1980s, creator Jim Davis couldn’t interest animation studios in his feature length animated script, “Garfield’s…

Soyuzmultfilm: The Fun Years
WORLD OF KNIGHT
February 4, 2015 posted by Milton Knight

Soyuzmultfilm: The Fun Years

Those of us who are Baby Boomers are possibly acquainted with Russian animation without knowing it. Those elaborate, sober, drowsy cartoons with stereotyped casts of sly wolves and foxes, vulnerable…

Live-Action “Peanuts” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
February 3, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Live-Action “Peanuts” on Records

“The spin is in” for a lesser-known 1973 TV cast album based on an even lesser known NBC TV presentation of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. YOU’RE A GOOD…

Leftovers and Loose Ends
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
January 31, 2015 posted by Mike Kazaleh

Leftovers and Loose Ends

Once again it’s no-theme day again here at Cartoon Research. We have some tasty spots that we’ve been meaning to post one day but never got around to using. Please…

Animation Anecdotes #197
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 30, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #197

The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974) was an animated feature sequel to the popular Fritz the Cat (1972). It was directed…

In His Own Words:  Bob McKimson
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 29, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Bob McKimson

I’ve talked about animation legend Bob McKimson before on this site. McKimson was born in 1910 and passed away in 1977. He died from a massive heart attack while eating…