Tag Archives: Mickey Mouse

Animation Anecdotes #259
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 22, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #259

“Walt, Ub Iwerks and Les Clark get themselves a few laughs over the 1929 antics of Mickey Mouse in a lively short called The Karnival Kid, wherein Mickey enjoys an amusement park.”

“Mickey’s Fire Brigade” (1935)
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April 6, 2016 posted by Devon Baxter

“Mickey’s Fire Brigade” (1935)

In today’s breakdown, Mickey, Donald and Goofy are fighting blazes in this classic Disney cartoon! Sixteen animators are credited for the animation, reflecting the studio’s growth during the mid-1930s.

Animation Anecdotes #252
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 4, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #252

Mickey Mouse Club 1931. Theaters often needed safety even back in 1931 when the Fox Mission Theater in Southern California had its Saturday morning Mickey Mouse Club which would cost…

Saturday Book Reviews
Reviews
February 13, 2016 posted by Jerry Beck

Saturday Book Reviews

Another round-up new books of interest for dedicated cartoon historians, die-hard cartoon watchers – and just about anyone who reads this blog on a regular basis.

Animation Anecdotes #232
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 2, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #232

With the popularity of Mickey Mouse, animation studios began to produce their own cartoons with characters that looked suspiciously like Walt’s alter ego. Here’s the low-down on that.

Reviews, Plugs and Appearances
Reviews
September 2, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Reviews, Plugs and Appearances

Time for another round-up of reviews for books and videos (strangely, most of them Disney-related this time around). But before we get into that I want to plug a couple of personal appearances I’ll be making this month – some local to Southern California, and a couple back east.

Disney’s “On Ice” (1935)
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July 29, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

Disney’s “On Ice” (1935)

This week, we’ll look into another bona-fide Disney classic! Released in 1935, “On Ice” blends two breeds of artists present at the studio — seasoned animators and their less experienced counterparts.