Tag Archives: Don Bluth

Don Bluth’s “Xanadu”
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 2, 2021 posted by Jim Korkis

Don Bluth’s “Xanadu”

The first work of the newly established Don Bluth Studio that public saw was the two minute musical sequence in the feature film “Xanadu” (1980).

Animation Anecdotes #395
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 28, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #395

“Cats Don’t Dance was supervised by no less than eight executives in its lifetime, several of whom would have rather ironed Chris Farley’s underwear than make an animated movie.”

Animation Anecdotes #394
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 21, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #394

“You do not write down for animation. As a matter of fact, the music needs to be as emotionally powerful as it can be, because music is casting a spell.”

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 #369
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 29, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #369

In 1991 over 3,000 cels, backgrounds and drawings from Tiny Toons were stolen. “It literally broke my heart because I didn’t want to see them destroyed. I wasn’t trying to steal anything,”