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

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

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

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

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
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November 23, 2015 posted by

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
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August 28, 2015 posted by

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…

Animation Anecdotes #217
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June 19, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #217

Recreating Gertie. Last year (2014) marked the 100th anniversary of Winsor McCay’s still wonderful animated short Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). A pantheon of legendary names that represent early animation including…

Animation Anecdotes #205
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March 27, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #205

The Rocket Robin Hood Caper. Producer Steve Krantz had some huge problems with Trillium Productions, part of Al Guest Productions, who Krantz had contracted with to do the animated television…