Tag Archives: Tex Avery

Animation Anecdotes #188
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 21, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #188

Unusual Clampett Credits. While most of animation legend Bob Clampett’s credits are for Warners cartoons and Beany and Cecil, here are a few unusual credits on his resume that he…

The Shock Of The New
WORLD OF KNIGHT
January 1, 2014 posted by Milton Knight

The Shock Of The New

Motion picture visuals worldwide underwent a transformation with the emergence of the popular styles of Art Deco and Art Moderne. Art Deco held sway during the 1920s and early 1930s;…

Tex Avery’s “Lucky Ducky” (1948)
Animation History
August 19, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Tex Avery’s “Lucky Ducky” (1948)

Today we celebrate one of my favorite Tex Avery MGM cartoons – Lucky Ducky (originally released October 9th, 1948). It was a duck hunting cartoon (Porky’s Duck Hunt) eleven years…

Animation Anecdotes #116
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 28, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #116

Bugs Bunny Not So Sweet. Back in 1965, Bugs Bunny was the spokesman for Kool-Aid and even appeared on pre-sweetened packages. However, those were also the days when there was…

Theatrical Cartoons 1953-54
Animation History
April 13, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Theatrical Cartoons 1953-54

Continuing our survey of theatrical cartoons, this time we take a look at the pivotal 1953-54 season. 3-D, CinemaScope, the year before Disney severely cuts back on shorts production –…

The Lion’s Roar for MGM Cartoons
Animation History
March 12, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

The Lion’s Roar for MGM Cartoons

From October 1937 until August 1941 MGM published a magazine (MGM Short Story, at left) – exclusively distributed to its exhibitors – devoted to its live action and animated short…