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Animation Anecdotes #132
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 18, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #132

On the Wall. In the Warners Brother cartoon My Little Duckaroo (1954), some newspapers are seen lining the walls in the backgrounds for Nasty Canasta’s cabin. They are from the…

Animation Anecdotes #131
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 11, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #131

The Fourth Dimension. Chuck Jones directed five cartoons for Warner Brothers that featured a little African boy named Inki trying to capture an elusive Mynah Bird. “Those cartoons really baffled…

The Jerry Report – Update #2
Events
September 2, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

The Jerry Report – Update #2

Continuing my running list of upcoming events I’ll be attending and places I gotta go. I do this list more for myself than for any other reason – If I…

BOOK REVIEW: “The Noble Approach”
Reviews
August 24, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

BOOK REVIEW: “The Noble Approach”

We have here a strong candidate for ‘Animation Book of the Year’. I just received a copy of Tod Polson’s long awaited book on his mentor – animation layout master…

Animation Anecdotes #121
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 2, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #121

Limpet At Disney. When thinking about animation, how many fans forget about Warner Bros.’ The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964), that according to the credits featured “Special Piscatorial Effects” by such…

Animation Anecdotes #119
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 19, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #119

Where’s Porky Pig? The National Stuttering Project complained when Disney’s animated feature The Fox and the Hound was first released on videotape in March 1994. According to the NSP, the…

Frank Tashlin’s “The Bear That Wasn’t”
Animation History
May 13, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Frank Tashlin’s “The Bear That Wasn’t”

Long before mistaken-identity cartoons like Chuck Jones’ Forward March Hare (1952) and Jules Feffeir/Gene Deitch’s Munro (1960), was Frank Tashlin’s 1946 book The Bear That Wasn’t. Tashlin has inferred that…