Saturday, July 21, 2012
Animation Fun Facts for July 21, 2012.
Birthdays: Ernest Hemingway, Marshal McCluhan, Norman Jewison is 85, Don Knotts, Gary Trudeau the creator of Doonesbury, Ernst Shuftan- inventor of the "Shuftan Effect", a cheap way of combining actors with miniatures by shooting through mirrors. All those "Lost World" Cesar Romero fighting the giant Iguanas were done that way. Edward Herman, Robin Williams is 60, Josh Harnett is 34 1954- The Fellowship of the Rings, first book of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings, first published. C.S. Lewis said the book “came forth like thunder on a summers day..”