Tag Archives: Chuck Jones

Did Animation Get It Wrong or Right?
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
October 24, 2019 posted by Steve Stanchfield

Did Animation Get It Wrong or Right?

Many times I’ve wondered, after watching an adaptation of a comic character or book, just how they managed to get things so wrong given the fact that the original is so rich in content and character.

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”.

In His Own Words:  Don Morgan
SUSPENDED ANIMATION
May 17, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

In His Own Words: Don Morgan

He worked for Chuck Jones, Hanna-Barbara and Walt Kelly. He laid out How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Pogo Special Birthday Special and Heavy Traffic. Here’s what he had to say about that.

Animation Anecdotes #393
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 14, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #393

The poster for The Great Mouse Detective was roughed out by the Disney publicity department and sent to the animation department.

Animation Anecdotes #391
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 30, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #391

Composer Richard Stone used the same soundstage that Carl Stalling recorded on for the classic Warner Bros. cartoons to make the music for Animaniacs.