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Posted: 2/22/2002 8:47:57 PM EDT
[img]http://us.news1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/rids/20020223/i/2684780584.jpg[/img] [url]http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/020223/170/15ebb.html[/url] [url]http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=578&u=/nm/20020223/ts_nm/people_jones_dc_1[/url] [b]Oscar-Winning Animator Chuck Jones Dies[/b] [i]Sat Feb 23,12:15 AM ET[/i] LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Legendary animator Chuck Jones, who helped bring to life beloved cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Road Runner, died on Friday of congestive heart failure at his California home, his family said. He was 89. The prolific Jones created more than 300 animated films, winning three Academy Awards as a director and an honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement. Jones animated many of Warner Bros. most famous characters, including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig. He personally created the characters of Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote and Pepe le Pew. During a career spanning more than 60 years, he also produced, directed and wrote the screenplay for the television classic "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas." He died at his home in Corona del Mar, California.
Link Posted: 2/22/2002 9:02:59 PM EDT
Th-th-th-th-th-th-that's all, folks!
Link Posted: 2/22/2002 9:25:55 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 71-Hour_Achmed: [img]http://us.news1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/rids/20020223/i/2684780584.jpg[/img]
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This Man is responsible for a >LARGE< part of My fun as a kid/grown-up(never did that!). He and his kind will never be seen again. Damn PC crap They call cartoons today. Rest In Peace! God Bless You! Tall Shadow
Link Posted: 2/22/2002 9:39:09 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 11BC2: Th-th-th-th-th-th-that's all, folks!
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If it weren't for this guy being so godamn cool, I'd probably have laughed out loud! That pic looks like his face was rotting off, maybe it was for the best. [:(]
Link Posted: 2/22/2002 9:39:17 PM EDT
I don’t think I could add anything better than 11BC2 and Tall_Shadow have already posted, so I’ll just say this - ACME Amen brother, thanks. Mike
Link Posted: 2/22/2002 9:50:03 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Minman72:
Originally Posted By 11BC2: Th-th-th-th-th-th-that's all, folks!
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If it weren't for this guy being so godamn cool, I'd probably have laughed out loud [:(]
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I couldn't agree more.
Link Posted: 2/22/2002 9:56:19 PM EDT
From now on, I'll be sad everytime I see the term WECSOG. I guess I'll have to stop hanging-out at l1a1.com.z
Link Posted: 2/23/2002 12:50:17 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Tall_Shadow: This Man is responsible for a >LARGE< part of My fun as a kid/grown-up(never did that!). He and his kind will never be seen again. Damn PC crap They call cartoons today. Rest In Peace! God Bless You! Tall Shadow
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Same here. Could not have said it better. The trash they call children's entertainment nowadays is a disgrace. [IMG]http://www.duhspot.com/users/smiley/s/contrib/aahmed/sad.gif[/IMG]
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