Tag Archives: Chuck Jones

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…

Animation Anecdotes #107
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 26, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #107

The Superchicken That Never Was. There were actually two pilots made for the Jay Ward cult classic, “Superchicken”, but neither were ever shown to the general public. In the first…

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.4
THE EXPOSURE SHEET
April 18, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.4

Once again, another look behind the scenes at Termite Terrace through the pages of their zany in-house newsletter, The Exposure Sheet. This is the fourth in our series; the fourth…