Tag Archives: Jay Ward

Animation Anecdotes #353
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 9, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #353

Leonard Maltin wrote Jay Ward a letter when he was twelve years old and Ward wrote back “on wonderful embossed Bullwinkle stationery!” Thus began a lively and very friendly correspondence.

Animation Anecdotes #347
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 26, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #347

“Unlike most people in television, Jay Ward didn’t underestimate the intelligence of the audience. It’s the most important creative thing I ever learned.”

Disney Cartoon Parodies
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 22, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Disney Cartoon Parodies

Disney characters and films are so iconic – and represent all that is good and clean – that they are a tempting target for parody. Here are a few classic examples.

Network Status Reports 1956-1964
Animation History
April 17, 2017 posted by

Network Status Reports 1956-1964

These internal memos – I believe from the files of CBS – I post for no other reason than they’re just a few more pieces in the jigsaw puzzle of animation history.

Animation Anecdotes #303
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 3, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #303

Animator Dave Spafford created three versions of Woody Woodpecker – one for each nominee – to announce the winner of the 1991 Academy Award for Best Cartoon Short.