Tag Archives: Donald Duck

Spike the Bee
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
May 8, 2020 posted by Jim Korkis

Spike the Bee

Spike the Bee is an appealing little character who appeared in a supporting role in several Disney animated shorts released during the 1950s. Here’s his story.

The Unlucky Duck
The Other Disney Cartoons
March 30, 2020 posted by JB Kaufman

The Unlucky Duck

The Disney writers saddled Donald with a particular affliction: he was prone to bad luck. In fact, Bill Cottrell suggested to Walt Disney that Donald’s “birthday” could be celebrated on Friday the 13th.

Hearts and Flowers – Part 3
Animation Trails
February 19, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Hearts and Flowers – Part 3

Here’s more orchids for remembrance, as we journey down the primrose path of the late 1940’s and early 50’s for more glimpses of Technicolor petals and exotic bouquets.

Hearts and Flowers – Part 2
Animation Trails
February 12, 2020 posted by Charles Gardner

Hearts and Flowers – Part 2

Only a few days left until Valentine’s Day. So gather ye rosebuds while ye may, from the dazzling bouquets of animated blooms from Hollywood’s Golden Era.