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Animation Anecdotes #335
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 27, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #335

In 1991, for a Tokyo Amusement Park, Sullivan Bluth Special Projects (for Landmark Entertainment) created animation based on a Japanese fable called “Princess of the Moon”.

Animation Anecdotes #334
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October 20, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #334

President Bill Clinton entertained animator Chuck Jones in the Oval Office in February 1993. Clinton confided, “I often feel like Wile E. Coyote trying to achieve the impossible.”

Animation Anecdotes #317
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June 9, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #317

From Entertainment Weekly, November 13th, 1992 on Disney’s Aladdin: “A voiceless, faceless and limbless magic carpet speaks volumes with only body language.”

Animation Anecdotes #306
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March 24, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #306

Author and historian Leonard Maltin recalls, “Like most kids, I would scribble in my books – but where it would say ‘The End’, I would take a crayon and write ‘A Walt Disney Production’.”

Animation Anecdotes #289
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November 18, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #289

“No one will be exactly like Walt,” says Ward Kimball. “He came along with the right mind, at the right time, and he had the talent at just the right point in history. You can’t duplicate it.”

Animation Anecdotes #287
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November 4, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #287

“He loved ballet, was crazy about ballet,” Bill Scott said of director Bobe Cannon. “He considered animated movement a form of ballet and when he would design a film, it would largely be in terms of ballet motion.”

Animation Anecdotes #283
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October 7, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #283

From the square dancing magazine Sets in Order, director Chuck Jones wrote, “Cartoonists are strange men in many ways and they have a tendency to look at the world as through a cheap piece of window pane.”

Animation Anecdotes #274
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August 5, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #274

Gerald Scarfe spent years working with Disney on concept art on the Disney animated feature Hercules (1997). He spent an entire year at his home in Chelsea just concoting characters.

Animation Anecdotes #267
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June 17, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #267

“The head honcho at MGM was looking through the financial books one day and said, ‘What the hell is this? What do we need new cartoons for?’ That was his thinking.” – Joe Barbera

Animation Anecdotes #259
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April 22, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #259

“Walt, Ub Iwerks and Les Clark get themselves a few laughs over the 1929 antics of Mickey Mouse in a lively short called The Karnival Kid, wherein Mickey enjoys an amusement park.”