Tag Archives: Mickey Mouse

Animation Anecdotes # 135
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 8, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes # 135

The “Hurray for Betty Boop” Story – Part One. Record producer Dan Dalton took scenes from thirty-five Korean colored Betty Boop cartoons and wrote a continuity for them to make…

Toons Of The Orient
WORLD OF KNIGHT
November 6, 2013 posted by Milton Knight

Toons Of The Orient

Editor’s Note: Today we present a guest column from my longtime friend Milton Knight. Most know Milton for his amazing paintings and artwork, his comics (Hugo, Mighty Mouse, etc.) and…

Animation Anecdotes # 133
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 25, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes # 133

Mickey’s Friend, Dracula. Actor Bela Lugosi, famed for his portrayal of Dracula, was a fan of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in particular. He had a photo taken with a…

Animation Anecdotes #132
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 18, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #132

On the Wall. In the Warners Brother cartoon My Little Duckaroo (1954), some newspapers are seen lining the walls in the backgrounds for Nasty Canasta’s cabin. They are from the…

Animation Anecdotes #118
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 12, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #118

A Hairy Situation. Friz Freleng’s Ain’t That Ducky (1945) had Daffy Duck matching wits with a hunter who had a strong physical and vocal resemblance to popular comic actor Victor…

Animation Anecdotes #115
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 21, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #115

A Dissenting View. Here’s another example of why to be wary of critics. In a July 1942 issue of “Time” magazine, its reviewer was not quite impressed by the Fleischer…

Mickey Mouse in Two New Books
Animation History
May 27, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Mickey Mouse in Two New Books

Some of the best Disney scholarship being done today is hidden in the margins of a series of Mickey Mouse comic strip reprint books being published by Fantagraphics Books. David…

Cartoon Playing Cards
Animation History
April 22, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Cartoon Playing Cards

It’s hard to believe classic cartoon characters were ever more popular – at least among the younger viewers – than during the late 1950s, early 1960s. And during that time…