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  • Sweetheart, I'm the biggest ripped-off cartoonist in the history of the world, and that's all I'm going to say.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • Animation is tremendously resilient. Animation will recover, as art always recovers. There's always cycles of good art.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • I am not interested in slickness for the sake of slickness.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • One of the best animated films I've seen come out of Disney was the Tarzan movie. I wasn't crazy about the story or the design on Tarzan's face, but the traditional animation was spectacular.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • All the old great companies were run by guys who knew what an animator meant, and guys who knew how to draw. All the companies today are run by executives.
    (Ralph Bakshi)


  • Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • My movies continue to be found and be sold because there's something going on in them.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • I would like to have the original ending to my Lord of the Rings instead of the one they released. In my original cut I had the victory at Helm's Deep as the final sequence.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • Painting pictures didn't make me a lot of money. I have to eat.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • Live action writers will give you a structure, but who the hell is talking about structure? Animation is closer to jazz than some kind of classical stage structure.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • Look what Disney's done to their animation department. There wasn't an animator in charge of their animation unit!
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • I miss animation very passionately. Not continuously, but every once in a while I would die to do another film.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • I'm having the same problems today that I had when I first started, saying that outrageous adult animation works.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • The rise of anime had to happen. If the Japanese could tell better American stories, it would go through the roof. They still tell stories which are very much oriental. I take my hat off to them.
    (Ralph Bakshi)

  • Film has to describe and show.
    (Ralph Bakshi)


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