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Animation Anecdotes #234
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 16, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #234

For a recording session at the Disney Studio, Paul Frees pulled up to the gate, but the guard couldn’t find his name on the list. “Should I call someone?” asked the guard. “Don’t bother,” said Frees, before driving away.

MGM’s “The Lonesome Mouse” (1943)
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May 20, 2015 posted by

MGM’s “The Lonesome Mouse” (1943)

This week’s breakdown features Hanna and Barbera’s famous cat-and-mouse duo! The cat-and-mouse rivalry in Bill Hanna-Joe Barbera’s directorial debut, Puss Gets the Boot, was initially met with contempt by producer…

“Cartoon Show” Memories
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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…

Animation Anecdotes #173
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 1, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #173

Don’t Ask. Don’t Tell. In the first Pepe LePew cartoon, “Odor-able Kitty” (1945), the amorous French skunk chases a MALE tomcat who has disguised himself as a skunk to avoid…