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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 #341
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 8, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #341

“Dastardly and Muttley was originally called Stop the Pigeon. The network came up with the idea of substituting Dastardly and Muttley, for two other characters that Hanna-Barbera showed us.”

Animation Anecdotes #340
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 1, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #340

“Based on our character, Quaker Oats was requested to develop the crunchiest cereal they could make. And we made our commercials as much like entertainment cartoons as possible.”

Animation Anecdotes #337
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
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 .