Tag Archives: Ralph Bakshi

Animation Anecdotes #297
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 20, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #297

“Cartoonists are unusual people. They are adults who never grow old,” said Bill Hanna. “Our employees’ ages range from the teen-aged to the white-haired, but the atmosphere is that of the young at heart.”

Animation Anecdotes #295
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 6, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #295

The episode ‘Mighty’s Benefit Plan’ of Bakshi’s Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures, featuring Elvy and the Tree Weasels is filled with hidden surprises.

Animation Anecdotes #293
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 16, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #293

Fred and Barney did not exactly “meet” Marvel’s Thing character except in the opening credits and short bumper segments. Where did this wacky idea come from and why was it bought by NBC?

Animation Anecdotes #292
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 9, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #292

When animator, director, producer Hugh Harman passed away November 25th, 1982, he was living pretty close to the poverty line. He could no longer afford to own a car and lived in a ramschackle rooming house.

Animation Anecdotes #257
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 8, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #257

“There are only 201 men and women in the world who know how hard it is to make a Silly Symphony. These are Walt Disney and his 200 assistants at the Disney Studios, Hollywood.”

Animation Anecdotes #240
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 4, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #240

“He comes over to my house, pounds on my door on Saturday morning like at seven o’clock in the morning, yelling ‘Johnny, get out of bed! I sold Mighty Mouse! We gotta have a studio next week!”

Paramount Cartoons 1966-67
Animation History
November 23, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Paramount Cartoons 1966-67

The 1966-67 season marked the end of an era. But before the doors closed, Shamus Culhane and Ralph Bakshi tried to bring a fresh sense of innovation to the studio with Merry Makers, Fractured Fables and Go-Go Toons.

Animation Anecdotes #227
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 28, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #227

Most people believe that Warners’ overbearing Foghorn Leghorn character was inspired by Kenny Delmar’s Southern politician Senator Claghorn on the Fred Allen radio show. This is not the case! Read on…