Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

“Evil Toons” (1992)
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 22, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

“Evil Toons” (1992)

Evil Toons is a 1992 B-horror exploitation movie made by the notorious Fred Olen Ray (Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers, Scream Queen Hot Tub Party, Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold and…

Animation Anecdotes #381
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 21, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #381

In February 1991, Mongolia issued a series of commemorative stamps featuring The Flintstones to generate income through sales to people who would buy them – but never use them.

Animation Anecdotes #380
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 14, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #380

In 1985, music producer Quincy Jones was working on two animated projects for Warner Bros. starring a character of his own creation, The Dude.

Animation Anecdotes #379
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 7, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #379

In 1989, President and Chief executive of Hanna-Barbera Productions David Kirschner announced live action feature films of Jonny Quest and The Jetsons, none of which got made.

Animation Anecdotes #378
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 31, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #378

Somethin’s Cookin’ is the official name of the animation short film that opens the movie 1988 ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’. But very few viewers will notice all the ACME products therein.

Animation Anecdotes #377
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 24, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #377

Anecdotes today include quotes about the Pee-Wee’s Playhouse segment featuring clay animation of a little blonde girl named Penny, who had pennies for her eyes.

Animation Anecdotes #376
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 17, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #376

“You know, I often ask myself if I were in a burning house and I could carry out either the original negative to Bambi or the Mona Lisa, what would it be?”

Animation Anecdotes #375
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 10, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #375

Joseph Funaro, pastor of the Catholic church in Brooklyn Heights, got his start at Famous Studios. “I was the first, or one of the first to draw Casper for the cartoons,” said Funaro.

Animation Anecdotes #374
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 3, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #374

“Doing both the strip (Life in Hell) and the series, I’m having a blast,” says Matt Groening. “I’m doing what the teachers used to rap me on the knuckles for.”