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Animation Anecdotes #391
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November 30, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #391

Composer Richard Stone used the same soundstage that Carl Stalling recorded on for the classic Warner Bros. cartoons to make the music for Animaniacs.

Animation Anecdotes #374
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August 3, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #374

“Doing both the strip (Life in Hell) and the series, I’m having a blast,” says Matt Groening. “I’m doing what the teachers used to rap me on the knuckles for.”

Animation Anecdotes #333
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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.

Animation Anecdotes #265
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June 3, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #265

“Richard Williams is working on his epic film. It’s a dream that he’s had for many years. It’s a hard thing to face but after this length of time, this dream could all too soon turn into a nightmare.”

Animation Anecdotes #255
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March 25, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #255

Producer Gary Goldman told about recording actor John Carradine as the voice of the great owl in The Secret of Nimh: Carradine suffered from acute crippling arthritis and that he was on pain killers.

Animation Anecdotes #213
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May 22, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #213

Brad Bird’s Perspective. “I think all movies are an illusion, whether they are live action or animation,” said animation director Brad Bird in 2007. “And I think the best special…

Animation Anecdotes #176
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August 22, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #176

Another Bomb. In 1992, animation designer Maurice Noble remembered his time working at Warners. “I would often look in to see (Mike) Maltese at work on a story idea and…

Animation Anecdotes #174
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August 8, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #174

Hidden Initials. Matt Groening hid his initials in the hair (M) over Homer Simpson’s ear and the center of the ear (G). Extinct Jurassic Park. Artist Bill Stout was the…

Animation Anecdotes #160
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April 4, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #160

Bluth’s Beauty and the Beast. According to well-respected animation historian (and Bluth historian who once worked for the animator-director) John Cawley: “Early in 1984, Don (Bluth) began in earnest turning…