Tag Archives: Chuck Jones

How Grim Was My Pilgrim (Part 1)
Animation Trails
November 27, 2019 posted by Charles Gardner

How Grim Was My Pilgrim (Part 1)

I thought it might be interesting to de-emphasize the turkey in cartoon importance, and concentrate on the guys and gals who got the whole holiday started in the first place – the Pilgrims.

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.