There are numerous facts about cartoons which are sure to amaze us. Here are a few of the amazing facts-
We love the big eyes of the cartoon characters . But very few of us know that the inspiration to use large eyes was taken from Betty Bop, Mickey Mouse and Bambi.
Paul Winchell who had lent his voice to the character Tigger in Winnie the Pooh had also designed the first artificial heart.
Peanuts which is written by Charles Schulz is the most widely published . It is published in 2620 different newspapers in 75 countries.
The longest running series of any cartoon is the Ed, Edd and Eddie which has been running continuously for 11 years.
The most expensive cartoon poster ever made for the movie Alice’s Day at Sea . This was made in the year 1994.
The first ever animated movie made was Crusader rabbit and it ran to packed houses from 1949 to 1951.
The most expensive animated film ever made was ‘the Egyptian Prince”
The first cartoon strip that was made was The Yellow Kid.
The longest running cartoon strip is the Rugrats which is being published from the year 1942.
Der Fuehers Face is the only Donald duck cartoon movie that had won an Oscar in the year 1943.
The most filmed cartoon character of all times is Zorro.
The full name of Barbie is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
The middle name of Donald Duck is — Fauntleroy.
Mickey Mouse was called Mortimer but later Walt Disney’s wife felt it to be creepy. The name Mickey was inspired from the famous Mickey Rooney.
In the year 1933, Mickey Mouse received 800,000 fan letters.
In the history of cartoons, the most filmed cartoon character, was none other than Zorro. Sixty nine films are made on this character. It was created by Johnston McCully
The most published comic strip was Peanuts by Charles Schulz (the US) appears in 2,620 different news papers in 75 different countries.
Schulz had published his last Peanuts strip on January 3rd, 2000 and after this he died on February 12th, 2000.
The longest running primetime animated series is The Simpsons, which began in 1987.
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The first animated TV cartoon series was called Crusader Rabbit, which ran from 1949 to 1951.