Tag Archives: Ralph Bakshi

Animation Anecdotes #355
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 23, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #355

Actor Vincent Price, at the age of 75, thought playing Rattigan in The Great Mouse Detective would be an interesting challenge so he agreed to audition for the job.

Animation Anecdotes #351
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 23, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #351

Actresses Cynthia Leake and Emma Samms were among the rotoscoped performers for Teegra in Bakshi’s “Fire and Ice” – a character named on the Frazetta model sheet as “Tygra” .

Animation Anecdotes #344
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 5, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #344

“Mighty Mouse represents me wanting to entertain people,” says Ralph Bakshi. “I’m allowing myself to have more fun. I want to make people fall on the floor laughing.”

Animation Anecdotes #342
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 15, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #342

Don Bluth recalls, “Many people were saying, ‘Don’t touch animation. It’s a dinosaur that doesn’t work anymore’. But American Tail went on to gross over $150 million and suddenly, it looked viable again”.

Animation Anecdotes #332
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 6, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #332

“I wanted to know what a full-grown adult male was doing living with three lower life forms, forcing them to sing and go to school and wear human clothing.”

Animation Anecdotes #321
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 7, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #321

Ralph Bakshi was working in 1989 on selling an animated series to NBC called Hound Town – about a group of dogs who observe the curious habits of humans.

Animation Anecdotes #317
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June 9, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #317

From Entertainment Weekly, November 13th, 1992 on Disney’s Aladdin: “A voiceless, faceless and limbless magic carpet speaks volumes with only body language.”