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Animation Anecdotes #227
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August 28, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #227

Most people believe that Warners’ overbearing Foghorn Leghorn character was inspired by Kenny Delmar’s Southern politician Senator Claghorn on the Fred Allen radio show. This is not the case! Read on…

Walter Lantz’ “Jungle Jive” (1944)
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August 26, 2015 posted by

Walter Lantz’ “Jungle Jive” (1944)

Time for some boogie-woogie jungle rhythm! Shamus Culhane directs his crew – including Emery Hawkins, Les Kline, Paul Smith, Pat Matthews and Don Williams – in a jive-jumping’ Walter Lantz “Swing Symphony”.

Famous Studios 1954-55
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August 24, 2015 posted by

Famous Studios 1954-55

Paramount readies to sell its cartoon shorts to television; the studio reconfigures its pictures to fill new wide screen standards; and Irv Spector boards a classic in this week’s survey of Famous Studio cartoons.

Argentine Animated Features 1917-1970
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August 23, 2015 posted by

Argentine Animated Features 1917-1970

Argentine (or Argentinian) feature animation has been long over-looked, despite their claim to producing the first animated feature (in 1917)! Here begins a look at, and filmography of, the animated features that emerged from this South American country.

Animation Anecdotes #226
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 21, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #226

Jim Korkis with anecdotes on Woody Woodpecker, Gigantor, Lilo and Stitch, Jeffery Katzenberg, dubbing Miyazaki, Betty Boop and the Incredibles.