Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Animation Anecdotes #201
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 27, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #201

Disney’s Boysenberry Mountain. In the Disney animated feature, Fantasia (1940), the majority of the action in the Pastoral Symphony takes place in the brightly colored Elysian Fields at the foot…

In Her Own Words:  Virginia Davis
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 25, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In Her Own Words: Virginia Davis

The Disney Brothers Studio did not start with a mouse but a little girl named Virgina Davis. On October 16, 1923, a New York distributor, M. J. Winkler, contracted to…

“Fantasia” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
January 20, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“Fantasia” on Records

In the 75 years since its release, Walt Disney’s animation landmark continues to astonish for its ambitious creativity just as its soundtrack continues to enthrall for its power and splendor….

Animation Anecdotes #194
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 9, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #194

The Wisdom of Walt Disney. The following quotes by Walt Disney come from Everyweek Magazine, a Sunday newspaper supplement in the Odgen Standard Examiner May 12 1935 from the collection…

In His Own Words:  Ken Anderson
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 26, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson’ official credits list such titles at Disney as art direction, art supervision, story, color, styling, layout, production, character development and more. That made him a challenge to interview…

A Big Batch Of New Books You Should Buy
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December 17, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

A Big Batch Of New Books You Should Buy

Who says print is dead? Here are six great books that will make a wonderful gifts for you (print this post and hand it to your loved ones as a…

Remembering Walt During His Birthday Week
ANIMATION SPIN
December 2, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Remembering Walt During His Birthday Week

With Walt Disney’s birthday on Friday Dec. 5th, let’s celebrate this week with an album that paid tribute to both the past (Walt’s career) and the future (Walt’s hope –…

In His Own Words:  Marc Davis
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 12, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Marc Davis

Marc Davis was called by Walt his “Renaissance Man” because of his contributions in so many areas from animation to Imagineering. He joined the Disney Studios in 1935 as an…