Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Animation Anecdotes #299
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 3, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #299

You can’t make this stuff up. In 1987, Filmation was actively promoting a new animated series called “Bravo!” about a group of round and furry characters called The Fuzzy Folks.

Slipping a Mickey, 1931
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
December 10, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Slipping a Mickey, 1931

Walter Lantz knew that his animation staff dreamed of working at the Disney Studio, and at times he could end a mouseful of ambitions with a single phone call.

Animation Anecdotes #289
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 18, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #289

“No one will be exactly like Walt,” says Ward Kimball. “He came along with the right mind, at the right time, and he had the talent at just the right point in history. You can’t duplicate it.”

In His Own Words:  Roy Edward Disney
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 17, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Roy Edward Disney

Walt’s nephew fought an uphill battle to restore and revive animation at Disney Studios. It might not be here today without his vital support. Here is a brief excerpt of an interview I did with Roy in 2004.

Animation Anecdotes #284
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 14, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #284

Edna Phillips who was the principal harpist in Fantasia recalled, “I was banished to the pit beneath the stage so that the rustle of my skirt against the harp couldn’t be heard by the microphones.”