Tag Archives: Chuck Jones

Animation Anecdotes #292
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 9, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #292

When animator, director, producer Hugh Harman passed away November 25th, 1982, he was living pretty close to the poverty line. He could no longer afford to own a car and lived in a ramschackle rooming house.

Animation Anecdotes #285
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 21, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #285

“Animation, of course, has a brilliant future depending on how it’s handled,” said artist and animator Doug Wildey in 1973, reflecting upon his time on Hanna Barbera’s Jonny Quest.

Animation Anecdotes #283
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 7, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #283

From the square dancing magazine Sets in Order, director Chuck Jones wrote, “Cartoonists are strange men in many ways and they have a tendency to look at the world as through a cheap piece of window pane.”

Animation Anecdotes #262
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 13, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #262

In 1982, when Warner Brothers’ Sylvester was a spokes-cat for 9-Lives cat food, there were also animated commercials. But it’s almost impossible to find the original unedited versions.

Animation Anecdotes #253
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 11, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #253

Chuck Jones at the San Diego Comic Con 1982: “All characters come from within yourself. Lurking within everybody is a certain amount of Daffy Duck. Hopefully, some of Bugs Bunny, since that’s who you’d like to be.”

Animation Anecdotes #245
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 15, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #245

When asked how involved Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss) was with the television specials done by DePatie-Freleng using his characters, David DePatie said, “He was a very hands-on guy.”

In His Own Words: Chuck Jones on Warner Bros.
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 10, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Chuck Jones on Warner Bros.

I interviewed Chuck several times over the years and I later realized that Chuck, like many others, had “canned/pre-prepared” answers and anecdotes that he would repeat. This particular interview took place in 1976.