Category Archives: ANIMATION ANECDOTES

The Tinker Bell Cocktail
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 27, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

The Tinker Bell Cocktail

So what do Disney’s version of Tinker Bell and alcohol have in common? A very special cocktail created in Tokyo and a little-known story about it involving a legendary Disney animator.

Pogo Special Birthday Special
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 9, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Pogo Special Birthday Special

Walt Kelly’s popular comic strip Pogo was turned into a network prime time TV special in 1969, with Chuck Jones as director, in the hopes it could kickstart an animated franchise like Peanuts.

Danny Kaye’s Weavie-Weavies
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 2, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Danny Kaye’s Weavie-Weavies

Walt Disney was always looking for opportunities to find additional work for his artists. One solution was supplying short animated segments for features from other movie studios.

Pondering “Pocahontas”
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 26, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Pondering “Pocahontas”

I think Disney’s Pocahontas will seem better as time passes. While it is flawed, there is still much to recommend in it. Here’s my opinion.