Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Animation Anecdotes #223
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 31, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #223

Disney had acquired certain rights to Winnie The Pooh in 1961 and made a featurette released in 1966. However, it turned out that author A.A. Milne had granted some of his rights to more than one entity.

Disney’s “On Ice” (1935)
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July 29, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

Disney’s “On Ice” (1935)

This week, we’ll look into another bona-fide Disney classic! Released in 1935, “On Ice” blends two breeds of artists present at the studio — seasoned animators and their less experienced counterparts.

Walter Lantz Plays it Lucky, 1928
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
July 25, 2015 posted by Tom Klein

Walter Lantz Plays it Lucky, 1928

Walt Disney liked to say that it all started with a Mouse, but there exists a Bizarro universe where the story goes differently. Here is the flip-side of that Mickey origin tale, where Walter Lantz is the guy at the table left holding all the chips.

Animation Anecdotes #215
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 5, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #215

Duck Dodger Jr. and An Unwelcome Third Dimension. On the Tiny Toons television series, the 1991 episode featuring Plucky Duck as Duck Dodgers Jr. was storyboarded by the talented Mike…