Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Animation Anecdotes #230
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 18, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #230

Among today’s anecdotes: Lou Scheimer of Filmation Studios talking about runaway production, Peter Chung on “Reign”, and whatever happened to Disney’s “Secret Lab”?

Animation Anecdotes #229
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 11, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #229

Jim Korkis quotes Joe Dante on Looney Tunes; Gary Goldman on The Land Before Time; Jack Bradbury on working at Disney with Walt Kelly; and much much more.

Reviews, Plugs and Appearances
Reviews
September 2, 2015 posted by Jerry Beck

Reviews, Plugs and Appearances

Time for another round-up of reviews for books and videos (strangely, most of them Disney-related this time around). But before we get into that I want to plug a couple of personal appearances I’ll be making this month – some local to Southern California, and a couple back east.

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)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
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.