Tag Archives: Donald Duck

The Clarence Nash Story
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 12, 2016 posted by

The Clarence Nash Story

Clarence Nash was born December 7, 1904, in Watonga, Oklahoma, roughly three years before Oklahoma became a state. He never grew to be taller than five foot two. Nash was…

In His Own Words:  Donald Duck
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 16, 2016 posted by

In His Own Words: Donald Duck

One of my favorite episodes of the Disney weekly television show was A Day in the Life of Donald Duck (1956) where Clarence Nash meets Donald Duck in his office at the Disney Studio.

Disney’s “Trick or Treat” (1952)
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 30, 2015 posted by

Disney’s “Trick or Treat” (1952)

Released 1952 and directed by Jack Hannah, the Donald Duck short “Trick or Treat” has become a annual holiday classic. Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about the film – but were too “scared” to ask!

Animated Safety Films
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
July 16, 2015 posted by

Animated Safety Films

This week, I’m taking a serious interest in all of your safety with these films that just happened to be animated. The animation this time, unlike most of what I…

“Cartoon Show” Memories
THUNDERBEAN THURSDAY
April 16, 2015 posted by

“Cartoon Show” Memories

We’re all tired at Thunderbean as we get all the Van Beuren Classics orders out the door, late but happily on their way. As I’ve been cleaning up archives and…

Fred’s Second Anniversary Post
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
March 15, 2015 posted by

Fred’s Second Anniversary Post

My columns on French theatrical animated features have ended just in time to celebrate my second anniversary on Jerry’s Cartoon Research. My first column appeared here on March 14, 2013;…