Tag Archives: Donald Duck

In His Own Words:  Donald Duck
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 16, 2016 posted by

In His Own Words: Donald Duck

One of my favorite episodes of the Disney weekly television show was A Day in the Life of Donald Duck (1956) where Clarence Nash meets Donald Duck in his office at the Disney Studio.

Disney’s “Trick or Treat” (1952)
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October 30, 2015 posted by

Disney’s “Trick or Treat” (1952)

Released 1952 and directed by Jack Hannah, the Donald Duck short “Trick or Treat” has become a annual holiday classic. Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about the film – but were too “scared” to ask!

Animated Safety Films
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July 16, 2015 posted by

Animated Safety Films

This week, I’m taking a serious interest in all of your safety with these films that just happened to be animated. The animation this time, unlike most of what I…

“Cartoon Show” Memories
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April 16, 2015 posted by

“Cartoon Show” Memories

We’re all tired at Thunderbean as we get all the Van Beuren Classics orders out the door, late but happily on their way. As I’ve been cleaning up archives and…

Fred’s Second Anniversary Post
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March 15, 2015 posted by

Fred’s Second Anniversary Post

My columns on French theatrical animated features have ended just in time to celebrate my second anniversary on Jerry’s Cartoon Research. My first column appeared here on March 14, 2013;…

Animation Anecdotes #187
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November 14, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #187

Bugs Bunny’s Girlfriend. There was a 1945 New York Times newspaper article where animation legend Friz Freleng was quoted as saying “We don’t want to give him (Bugs Bunny) a…

Animation Anecdotes #181
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September 26, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #181

Donald’s Fighting Pose. In the earliest Donald Duck cartoons, the little quacker was quite pugnacious and audiences immediately laughed when he took his fighting pose. That pose was created by…