Tag Archives: Chuck Jones

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.

Animation Anecdotes #228
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 4, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #228

The first animated series broadcast in prime time was probably UPA’s “Gerald McBoing-Boing Show” on CBS in 1956. CBS was so excited about the show that they took out a seven year option on the series – but it only lasted three months. So what happened?

Animation Anecdotes #214
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 29, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #214

Joe Barbera on Tom and Jerry. In PUNCH magazine November 29, 1972 Joe Barbera commented on Tom and Jerry: “When you see Tom and Jerry move, they move as if…

Animation Anecdotes #209
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April 24, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #209

Technicolor Peculiarities. Many animation fans don’t quite understand Technicolor, other than the fact that it provided a spectacular color effect. However, the system could be unpredictable which is why Disney…

Animation Anecdotes #208
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 17, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #208

By A Waterfall. When Adolph Zukor, president of Famous Players-Lasky, decided to stop producing the Paramount Screen Magazine (which featured the Felix the Cat silent animated cartoons) in 1920 as…