Tag Archives: Chuck Jones

Animation Anecdotes #296
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 13, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #296

Reason and Emotion (1943) was a wartime short made by the Disney, depicting emotions as cartoon personas. The character of Emotion was modeled after animator Ward Kimball.

Animation Anecdotes #293
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 16, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #293

Fred and Barney did not exactly “meet” Marvel’s Thing character except in the opening credits and short bumper segments. Where did this wacky idea come from and why was it bought by NBC?

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.