Tag Archives: Mickey Mouse

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)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
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.

Animation Anecdotes #212
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 15, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #212

The Felix the Cat Sign. The Felix the Cat animated character was borrowed as an icon by L.A. automobile dealer Winslow Felix who opened Felix Chevrolet in 1921. Winslow Felix…

Three Books To Recommend
Animation History
March 28, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Three Books To Recommend

I interrupt my website to actually write a post myself – and to take a moment to thank our regular contributors past and present for keeping this space lively, informative…