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Animation Anecdotes #151
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 28, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #151

Lantz Remembers Oswald. “I was on the lot the day Disney left Universal. I had animated a scene for a Laurel and Hardy film where they were asleep and dreaming…

Animation Anecdotes #150
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 21, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #150

The Animated Calloway. A rotoscoped version of scat singer Cab Calloway appeared in the Betty Boop cartoon shorts Minnie the Moocher (1932), Snow White (1933) and The Old Man of…

Animation Anecdotes #139
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 6, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #139

Warner Commercials. In the Fifties, the Disney Studio earned money doing a variety of television commercials and even creating new characters. Warner Brothers also had a commercial unit that Jack…

Animation Anecdotes # 135
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 8, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes # 135

The “Hurray for Betty Boop” Story – Part One. Record producer Dan Dalton took scenes from thirty-five Korean colored Betty Boop cartoons and wrote a continuity for them to make…

Unsquashing Betty Boop
WHAT ABOUT THAD?
August 28, 2013 posted by

Unsquashing Betty Boop

There is a lot to say about Olive Films’ Betty Boop: The Essential Collection Vol. 1. From just a cursory glance, the selection of films is something you’d expect to…

Animation Anecdotes  #124
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 23, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #124

Earthquake Blanc. Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Yosemite Same, the Road Runner and four other Warner Brothers characters were recruited by the California Office of Emergency Services in 1977 for a…

Betty Boop in “I Heard”
Animation History
August 3, 2013 posted by

Betty Boop in “I Heard”

Max Fleischer’s I Heard is one of my favorite Betty Boop pre-code cartoons, with one of the best soundtracks the studio ever had. But here’s a little mystery recently brought…