Tag Archives: Fantasia

Animation Anecdotes #216
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 12, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #216

Peter Peagsus. The Art of Disney Galleries was selling a limited edition Armani figurine of the little black baby flying pony from Fantasia (1940) and the base proclaims it to…

Animation Anecdotes #201
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 27, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #201

Disney’s Boysenberry Mountain. In the Disney animated feature, Fantasia (1940), the majority of the action in the Pastoral Symphony takes place in the brightly colored Elysian Fields at the foot…

Animation Anecdotes #175
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 15, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #175

Jakob Gimpel and Tom and Jerry. Interviewed in 1990, animation legend Joe Barbera said that when it came to the Tom and Jerry short cartoons, “I love ‘Cat Concerto’ (1947)…

Animation Anecdotes #134
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 1, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #134

What’s In a Name? Beaky Buzzard in the Warner Brothers cartoons was known around the studio as the “Snerd Bird” because he was based on (and sounded like) the intellectually…