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Animation Anecdotes #346
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 19, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #346

Legendary animator Fred Moore died November 23rd, 1952 of injuries suffered in a car accident. Here is the obit for Moore from the Los Angeles Times.

Animation Anecdotes #345
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 12, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #345

Chuck Jones, talking about his animated segment in Stay Tuned (1992) said, “It’s more like the old Warner Bros. cartoons which could be enjoyed by all audiences.”

Animation Anecdotes #344
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 5, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #344

“Mighty Mouse represents me wanting to entertain people,” says Ralph Bakshi. “I’m allowing myself to have more fun. I want to make people fall on the floor laughing.”

Animation Anecdotes #343
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 29, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #343

“Drawing the Flintstones is very fulfilling for a Filipino,” said the assistant production manager of Fil-Cartoons. “Even if you just draw the mouth of Fred, you watch it on TV and say, ‘I did that!’.”

From All of Us to All of You
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 16, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

From All of Us to All of You

For cartoon fans of “a certain age” (like myself), one of our Christmas traditions was an annual viewing of this very special episode of the Disney’s Sunday night program.

Animation Anecdotes #342
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 15, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #342

Don Bluth recalls, “Many people were saying, ‘Don’t touch animation. It’s a dinosaur that doesn’t work anymore’. But American Tail went on to gross over $150 million and suddenly, it looked viable again”.

Animation Anecdotes #341
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 8, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #341

“Dastardly and Muttley was originally called Stop the Pigeon. The network came up with the idea of substituting Dastardly and Muttley, for two other characters that Hanna-Barbera showed us.”

Animation Anecdotes #340
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 1, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #340

“Based on our character, Quaker Oats was requested to develop the crunchiest cereal they could make. And we made our commercials as much like entertainment cartoons as possible.”