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…