Tag Archives: Tex Avery

Tex Avery Chills and Thrills, 1955
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
December 26, 2015 posted by Tom Klein

Tex Avery Chills and Thrills, 1955

There is even more to this Legend of Rockabye Point than at first meets the eye. Decades later, follow a runaway holiday balloon to learn a new secret about the man who gave us Chilly Willy.

Tex Avery Loses an Eye, 1933
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
June 27, 2015 posted by Tom Klein

Tex Avery Loses an Eye, 1933

This was a gruesome incident that gets whispered about in the annals of Golden Age animation, so perhaps it is time to point a forensic lens at that devastating paperclip…

Animation Anecdotes #192
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 19, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #192

Two Greatest Disney Animation Scenes. In 1980, renowned writer Ray Bradbury wrote the following for the “The Moving Image” catalog, “I claim that the two finest pieces of film ever…

Animation Anecdotes #189
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 28, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #189

The Animated Hair. In the cartoon “Magical Maestro” (1952), an annoying hair pops up at the bottom of the frame which was common when films were projected. However, this was…

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…