Monday, August 29, 2011

Animation Fun Facts for Monday Aug 29, 2011

1953-Warner's "Cat Tails for Two" introduces Speedy Gonzales. Warners had a drawing quota for assistants and Frank Gonzales was always first done and out of his chair to go flirt with the ink & paint girls. The other guys would say:" There goes "Speedy" Gonzales again. When Chuck Jones & designer Hawley Pratt were thinking of new characters, the rest as they say, was history.

1989- Walt Disney company announced it was acquiring Jim Henson's Muppets.

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