Tag Archives: Warner Bros. Cartoons

In His Own Words:  Bob McKimson
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 29, 2015 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Bob McKimson

I’ve talked about animation legend Bob McKimson before on this site. McKimson was born in 1910 and passed away in 1977. He died from a massive heart attack while eating…

Bugs Bunny Breaks a Sweat
ANIMATION SPIN
August 26, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Bugs Bunny Breaks a Sweat

In today’s column, we listen to a classic recording of Bugs Bunny’s race against Cecil Turtle, with Mel Blanc; on another LP, Bugs takes a cruise to Fort Lauderdale, without…

The Bosko Comic Strip – Part 2
Animation History
January 27, 2014 posted by Jerry Beck

The Bosko Comic Strip – Part 2

Here’s quite a historic document – a letter from Leon Schlesinger to “Messrs. Hugh Harman and Rudolph Ising” which was included with their final monies owed, as the producers split…

Animation Anecdotes #139
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 6, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #139

Warner Commercials. In the Fifties, the Disney Studio earned money doing a variety of television commercials and even creating new characters. Warner Brothers also had a commercial unit that Jack…

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.6
THE EXPOSURE SHEET
June 10, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Schlesinger’s Exposure Sheet 1.6

The Schlesinger Studio in-house newsletter was always a little “looney” – but this one is the silliest of the bunch. Printed to coincide with April Fools Day, the whole thing…

How Old Is Bugs Bunny?
Animation History
April 27, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

How Old Is Bugs Bunny?

This weekend, Leonard Maltin and I will be presenting a tribute screening, at the TCM Fest in Hollywood, to the 75th anniversary of Bugs Bunny. But if you ask Warner…