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Animation Anecdotes #343
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 29, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #343

“Drawing the Flintstones is very fulfilling for a Filipino,” said the assistant production manager of Fil-Cartoons. “Even if you just draw the mouth of Fred, you watch it on TV and say, ‘I did that!’.”

Animation Anecdotes #339
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 24, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #339

The producers of Who Framed Roger Rabbit approached King Features about using Betty Boop and Popeye in the film but were turned down. So how did Betty Boop get in?

Animation Anecdotes #333
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 13, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #333

On BraveStarr: “The idea was that Indians are the people closest to the earth which allowed us an element of mysticism,” said Filmation vice president Arthur Nadel.

The Year Archie Rocked the World
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February 21, 2017 posted by

The Year Archie Rocked the World

Few creative entities enjoyed the phenomenal success that the Archie gang enjoyed in 1969, when they topped TV ratings and even beat The Beatles on the charts.

Animation Anecdotes #300
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February 10, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #300

For my special 300th column: The Secret Origin of ‘Animation Anecdotes’ – and I tell of a time I was in a Filmation production… and actually got paid for it!

Animation Anecdotes #299
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February 3, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #299

You can’t make this stuff up. In 1987, Filmation was actively promoting a new animated series called “Bravo!” about a group of round and furry characters called The Fuzzy Folks.

Animation Anecdotes #256
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April 1, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #256

In 1990, there was some controversy about an animated commercial where Popeye states, “I’m Popeye the Quaker Man” – as members of the religious Quakers strongly disapproved of the violence-prone sailor.

A Very Brady Animation Spin
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March 8, 2016 posted by

A Very Brady Animation Spin

Here’s the story, of the kids named Brady, who were animated for a little while; all of them played groovy songs, from their albums, in that Filmation style.