Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Animation Anecdotes #257
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 8, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #257

“There are only 201 men and women in the world who know how hard it is to make a Silly Symphony. These are Walt Disney and his 200 assistants at the Disney Studios, Hollywood.”

“Mickey’s Fire Brigade” (1935)
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April 6, 2016 posted by Devon Baxter

“Mickey’s Fire Brigade” (1935)

In today’s breakdown, Mickey, Donald and Goofy are fighting blazes in this classic Disney cartoon! Sixteen animators are credited for the animation, reflecting the studio’s growth during the mid-1930s.

The Clarence Nash Story
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 12, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

The Clarence Nash Story

Clarence Nash was born December 7, 1904, in Watonga, Oklahoma, roughly three years before Oklahoma became a state. He never grew to be taller than five foot two. Nash was…

Saturday Book Reviews
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February 13, 2016 posted by Jerry Beck

Saturday Book Reviews

Another round-up new books of interest for dedicated cartoon historians, die-hard cartoon watchers – and just about anyone who reads this blog on a regular basis.

In Her Own Words:  Margaret Kerry
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 5, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In Her Own Words: Margaret Kerry

While playing the role of eldest daughter in Charlie Ruggles early TV sit-com, Margaret Kerry’s agent contacted her about doing the live action reference modeling for the character of Tinker Bell in Disney’s new feature, Peter Pan.