Category Archives: #24 Winter 1988

Issue 24 – Index of selected articles

Animating for Hartbeat By Dale Hemenway. Roger the Lucky Rabbit Brian Sibley reviews the Disney-Speilberg smash-hit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Richard Williams and Who Framed Roger Rabbit Jeremy Clarke talks to Richard Williams, Director of Animation on Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Who Framed Roger Rabbit – some background pictures How the cartoon action was combined… Read More »

Issue 24 – Front cover

Animator. Winter 1988. Issue number 24. Front cover illustration: Bob Hoskins with human Toon Jessica Rabbit, Roger Rabbit’s luscious wife in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. © 1988 Touchstone Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, Inc. Printed in Animator Issue 24 (Winter 1988)

Animating for Hartbeat

By Dale Hemenway The BBC programme ‘Hartbeat’ developed from a programme that began two decades ago called ‘Vision On’. I used to return home from school and switch on the TV to be fascinated, not only by Tony Hart’s unique approach to art, but also by the many different styles of animation shown. Of course,… Read More »

Richard Williams and Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Jeremy Clarke talks to Richard Williams, Director of Animation on Who Framed Roger Rabbit. RICHARD WILLIAMS: The initial feeling I had about the picture was that it would look a bit gimmicky. The problem was how to ensure the cartoons didn’t make the live action look false, and that the live action people didn’t make… Read More »