The Forum, Camden Town (London)

Animation for Who framed Roger Rabbit was produced at The Forum, 74-80 Camden Street, in the Borough of Camden, London.  The Who framed Roger Rabbit production eventually occupied the top three stories of the five-story Edwardian warehouse/office building.    

61st Annual Academy Awards – March 29, 1989

  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Oscar ceremony was held at the old Shrine Auditorium on March 29, 1989.  Who framed Roger Rabbit had been nominated for six Oscars.  It won for ‘Best Achievement in Visual Effects’ (with Ken Ralston, Edward Jones, George Gibbs, and Richard Williams receiving …

‘Who Censored Roger Rabbit?’

Who Censored Roger Rabbit? was Gary K. Wolf’s fourth published novel.  It was intended as the fourth book of a four-book contract with Doubleday, but Doubleday rejected it.  They said that it was ‘not categorizable’ and nobody would know where to put it on the bookstore shelves.  Wolf asked them …

1981 Walt Disney Productions Annual Report

The first public mention of a Roger Rabbit film was in the 1981 Walt Disney Productions Annual Report.  Page 26 shows an early character design for Roger Rabbit.  The caption states that the film was scheduled for a 1983 release.  Marc Stirdivant was slated to be the producer and Darrell …