Tag Archives: Fantasia

The Satanist’s Apprenctice
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 24, 2022 posted by Jim Korkis

The Satanist’s Apprenctice

Last year the CW television series Legends of Tomorrow did an episode that was part live action and part animation. In case you missed it – here’s the story.

Disney Animation in IMAX
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 11, 2022 posted by Jim Korkis

Disney Animation in IMAX

How the Disney Company experimented with re-presenting some of their animated features on a mammoth theater screens – using one of the most technologically advanced theater systems in the world.

Animation Anecdotes #398
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 18, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #398

In 1991, Michael Eisner announced that the VHS release of the Disney’s Fantasia would only be available for 50 days and then “permanently withdrawn from the market”.

Animation Anecdotes #284
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October 14, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #284

Edna Phillips who was the principal harpist in Fantasia recalled, “I was banished to the pit beneath the stage so that the rustle of my skirt against the harp couldn’t be heard by the microphones.”

Animation Anecdotes #280
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September 16, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #280

“It all pretty much started when I was sitting in (Michael) Eisner’s living room with a dish of Gummi Bears sitting on the coffee table.” – Gary Krisel, on the origin of The Disney Afternoon.

Animation Anecdotes #266
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June 10, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #266

“I think people around the world look at the Simpsons as typical Americans, so they’re actually laughing at us. But, hey, Dysfunctional families are universal,” says executive producer James L. Brooks.