Tag Archives: Chuck Jones

In His Own Words:  Don Morgan
SUSPENDED ANIMATION
May 17, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Don Morgan

He worked for Chuck Jones, Hanna-Barbara and Walt Kelly. He laid out How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Pogo Special Birthday Special and Heavy Traffic. Here’s what he had to say about that.

Animation Anecdotes #393
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 14, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #393

The poster for The Great Mouse Detective was roughed out by the Disney publicity department and sent to the animation department.

Animation Anecdotes #391
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 30, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #391

Composer Richard Stone used the same soundstage that Carl Stalling recorded on for the classic Warner Bros. cartoons to make the music for Animaniacs.

Animation Anecdotes #388
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 9, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #388

“I appreciate the compliment of being called the ‘creator’ of Bugs Bunny but Bugs had many fathers. My co-sires: Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, Bob Clampett and Bob McKimson.”

Animation Anecdotes #386
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 26, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #386

“I remember when he couldn’t sell his later pilots – the hilarious Fang, the Wonder Dog, Hawkear, and The Stupor Bowl – he said, ‘CBS dislikes us; NBC hates us and ABC detests us!’

Animation Anecdotes #380
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 14, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #380

In 1985, music producer Quincy Jones was working on two animated projects for Warner Bros. starring a character of his own creation, The Dude.

Animation Anecdotes #376
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 17, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #376

“You know, I often ask myself if I were in a burning house and I could carry out either the original negative to Bambi or the Mona Lisa, what would it be?”