Tag Archives: Bob Clampett

Animation Anecdotes #191
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 12, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #191

Disney Artist Norman Rockwell. Famed Saturday Evening Post cover illustrator Norman Rockwell ended up painting a cover of the well-loved Dell comic book series Walt Disney’s Comic Book and Stories….

Animation Anecdotes #190
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 5, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #190

Birth of Coal Black. Animation legend Bob Clampett had gone to see a Duke Ellington revue in Los Angeles called “Jump for Joy”. After the show, Bob went backstage and…

Animation Anecdotes #188
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 21, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #188

Unusual Clampett Credits. While most of animation legend Bob Clampett’s credits are for Warners cartoons and Beany and Cecil, here are a few unusual credits on his resume that he…

Animation Anecdotes #187
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 14, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #187

Bugs Bunny’s Girlfriend. There was a 1945 New York Times newspaper article where animation legend Friz Freleng was quoted as saying “We don’t want to give him (Bugs Bunny) a…

Animation Anecdotes #186
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 7, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #186

Pre-Tweety. Before the creation of Tweety Bird in 1942, Bob Clampett had done sketches of two newly hatched baby birds who were to be named “Twick’n’Tweet”. In existence is a…

Animation Anecdotes #174
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 8, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #174

Hidden Initials. Matt Groening hid his initials in the hair (M) over Homer Simpson’s ear and the center of the ear (G). Extinct Jurassic Park. Artist Bill Stout was the…

Animation Anecdotes #143
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 3, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #143

The Musical Flintstones. In 1988, The Screaming Blue Messiahs, a punk/new wave rock group, released a single titled “I Wanna Be A Flintstone” (peaking at number 28 on the charts)….

It’s “Time for Beany”!
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 10, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

It’s “Time for Beany”!

Bob Clampett’s Time for Beany featuring Cecil, the Sea Sick Sea Serpent, made out of pale green terry-cloth for skin with sewn on eyes and buttons representing nostrils, premiered on…