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

“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.

Animation Anecdotes #291
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 2, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #291

“Having the camera constantly moving was scary at first, but it helped keep the characters alive,” said animator Dave Spafford, who drew Donald Duck and Daffy Duck in Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

Vampires at Universal, 1930
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
November 26, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Vampires at Universal, 1930

After he took over the Oswald series, Walter Lantz sometimes worked nights at Universal, putting him in among the same late shift hours as the cast and crew of the classic movie, Drácula. Plus, a tribute to Lupita Tovar.