Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Animation Anecdotes #210
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 1, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #210

Fairy Voices. One of the things that made the early Disney animated features so memorable was the careful selection of voices for the characters. The voices for the three fairies,…

A Spin Special: Stan Freberg Records
ANIMATION SPIN
April 14, 2015 posted by Greg Ehrbar

A Spin Special: Stan Freberg Records

The late Stan Freberg’s performance as Disney’s “Mickey Mouse” and his work for George Pal are celebrated today in this special “Animation Spin” tribute – to a man who’s unique…

Disney and Early Technicolor
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 4, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Disney and Early Technicolor

In 1932, Walt Disney had moved from Columbia (where he was very dissatisfied with the way they were handling his animated short cartoons) to United Artists where he had a…

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…