Tag Archives: Joe Barbera

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 #153
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 14, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #153

Bedroom Story. According to legend, while Walter Lantz was on his honeymoon at a cabin at Sherwood Lake in California, his marital bliss was interrupted repeatedly by an annoying woodpecker….

Animation Anecdotes #152
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 7, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #152

Joe Barbera, Animation Critic. Animation legend Joe Barbera saw nothing funny about a lot of the animated cartoons on television in the mid-1990s. “Today’s stuff looks like a wave of…

Animation Anecdotes #136
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 15, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #136

Clarence Nash Is Not Mel Blanc. In 1977 when I talked with him, Clarence Nash was not happy. “Everybody thinks Mel Blanc is Donald Duck! He’s not. I’m Donald Duck….

The Lion’s Roar for MGM Cartoons
Animation History
March 12, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

The Lion’s Roar for MGM Cartoons

From October 1937 until August 1941 MGM published a magazine (MGM Short Story, at left) – exclusively distributed to its exhibitors – devoted to its live action and animated short…