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Animation Anecdotes #376
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 17, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #376

“You know, I often ask myself if I were in a burning house and I could carry out either the original negative to Bambi or the Mona Lisa, what would it be?”

Animation Anecdotes #374
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 3, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #374

“Doing both the strip (Life in Hell) and the series, I’m having a blast,” says Matt Groening. “I’m doing what the teachers used to rap me on the knuckles for.”

Walter Lantz’ “Fish Fry” (1944)
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March 9, 2016 posted by

Walter Lantz’ “Fish Fry” (1944)

Here’s an Oscar-nominated Walter Lantz cartoon with Andy Panda! Director Shamus Culhane particularly detested the good-natured panda, claiming his cartoons to be “too goddamn sweet and cuddly.”

Walter Lantz “Barber Of Seville” (1944)
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November 25, 2015 posted by

Walter Lantz “Barber Of Seville” (1944)

Today’s Thanksgiving feature is Shamus Culhane’s first Woody Woodpecker! “Seville” marked the first appearance of a polished incarnation of Woody, designed by animator Emery Hawkins and layout artist Art Heinemann.

Paramount Cartoons 1966-67
Animation History
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.