Monday, July 16, 2012
Animation Fun Facts for July 16, 2012 Mon.
Birthdays: Ginger Rogers,Orville Redenbacher,Barbera Stanwyck, Reuben Blades, Will Farrell is 45 1932- Cecil B. DeMille shot the scene in his film Sign of the Cross where Claudette Colbert took a bath in asses milk. Legend has it that DeMille insisted on real milk in the bath and that by the second day the hot studio lights had curdled it to a smelly cheese. But production notes show the scene was all shot in one day. DeMille always got away with sexy semi-nude scenes by putting them in biblical settings. After all, who would criticize a moral tale from the Good Book? 1956 –The Last time Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus performed under a canvas circus tent. 1964 Warner Brothers "A False Hare", the last Bugs Bunny theatrical short until 1985. 1969- Passed this day Title 14, Section 1211 of the Code of Federal Regulations, makes it illegal for U.S. citizens to have any contact with extraterrestrials or their spacecraft.