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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.

Chuck Jones’ Inki
Christopher P. Lehman
August 5, 2019 posted by Christopher Lehman

Chuck Jones’ Inki

The Warner Brothers cartoon character Inki is unique in that he was a recurring African character, as opposed to African Americans like Bosko, L’il Eightball or the maid in “Tom and Jerry”.

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.