Tag Archives: Don Bluth

Animation Anecdotes #342
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 15, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #342

Don Bluth recalls, “Many people were saying, ‘Don’t touch animation. It’s a dinosaur that doesn’t work anymore’. But American Tail went on to gross over $150 million and suddenly, it looked viable again”.

Animation Anecdotes #337
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November 10, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #337

“For the titles of The Pink Panther Strikes Again, we decided to send up old movies. Among the films and personalities spoofed were King Kong, Buster Keaton and Dracula .

Animation Anecdotes #335
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October 27, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #335

In 1991, for a Tokyo Amusement Park, Sullivan Bluth Special Projects (for Landmark Entertainment) created animation based on a Japanese fable called “Princess of the Moon”.

Animation Anecdotes #334
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October 20, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #334

President Bill Clinton entertained animator Chuck Jones in the Oval Office in February 1993. Clinton confided, “I often feel like Wile E. Coyote trying to achieve the impossible.”

Animation Anecdotes #317
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June 9, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #317

From Entertainment Weekly, November 13th, 1992 on Disney’s Aladdin: “A voiceless, faceless and limbless magic carpet speaks volumes with only body language.”

Animation Anecdotes #306
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March 24, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #306

Author and historian Leonard Maltin recalls, “Like most kids, I would scribble in my books – but where it would say ‘The End’, I would take a crayon and write ‘A Walt Disney Production’.”

Animation Anecdotes #289
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November 18, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #289

“No one will be exactly like Walt,” says Ward Kimball. “He came along with the right mind, at the right time, and he had the talent at just the right point in history. You can’t duplicate it.”

Animation Anecdotes #287
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November 4, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #287

“He loved ballet, was crazy about ballet,” Bill Scott said of director Bobe Cannon. “He considered animated movement a form of ballet and when he would design a film, it would largely be in terms of ballet motion.”