Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Animation Anecdotes #151
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 28, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #151

Lantz Remembers Oswald. “I was on the lot the day Disney left Universal. I had animated a scene for a Laurel and Hardy film where they were asleep and dreaming…

Animation Anecdotes #149
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 14, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #149

Bye, Bye, Yogi. A Colpix record album jacket (1961) with the huge face of Yogi Bear is propped up on the leg of a chair in the scene (pictured above)…

Disney Songs The Satchmo Way
ANIMATION SPIN
February 4, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Disney Songs The Satchmo Way

Animation Spin salutes Black History Month with a classic Disney album by Louis Armstrong and a TV cartoon soundtrack album inspired by a groundbreaking comic strip. DISNEY SONGS THE SATCHMO…

Walt Disney’s “Alice In Wonderland”
ANIMATION SPIN
January 14, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Walt Disney’s “Alice In Wonderland”

The much-heralded 1951 release of Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland became a collector’s bonanza that includes these RCA Victor records that were the closest thing to experiencing the movie in…

Animation Anecdotes #144
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 10, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #144

Synchro-Vox. Animation fans are familiar with “Synchro-Vox” used on Cambria Studios shows like “Clutch Cargo” and “Space Angel”. Basically, talking human lips superimposed over a cartoon image of a face….

Cartoons In Stereo
Event
December 23, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Cartoons In Stereo

Seasons Greetings, Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! As my Christmas gift to you, I offer up an hour of great music from cartoons, inspired by animation, covered by other artists…

Jim Korkis Talks About “The Book of Mouse”
News
November 25, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Jim Korkis Talks About “The Book of Mouse”

This post is an unabashed plug for Jim Korkis’ latest book. I can’t resist, as Jim has done it again. His newest book was just released to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s…

Christmasy Cartoonz, Part 1
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
November 24, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Christmasy Cartoonz, Part 1

It’s that time of year to think of Christmas animation. Why this early? Ask the major animation companies. Thanksgiving week is when they have taken to releasing their big Christmas…

Animation Anecdotes #137
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 22, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #137

A Charlie Brown Christmas. In 1963, Lee Mendelson made an hour documentary about cartoonist Charles Schulz which featured about three minutes worth of animation. For two years, he couldn’t sell…