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In His Own Words:  Bob McKimson
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 29, 2015 posted by

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…

Japanese Animated Commercials, Part 4
LOST PLANET ANIME
January 28, 2015 posted by

Japanese Animated Commercials, Part 4

Here we go again with these silly Japanese adverts! Let’s see what’s in store this week. Maruai Hanakatsuo 1960s commercial for a brand of katsuobushi. Featuring an American woman speaking…

Is Advertising Good For You?
CLASSIC ANIMATED ADVERTISING
January 24, 2015 posted by

Is Advertising Good For You?

Over the months we’ve spotlighted ads for beer and automobiles and breakfast cereal, but today we present to you a film that is advertising advertising. This mostly live-action film produced…

Animation Anecdotes #196
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 23, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #196

Where In The World of George Pal Is Woody Woodpecker? Animation producer Walter Lantz and filmmaker George Pal were very good friends. As the terrific animation historian Joe Adamson wrote…