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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Anim dir
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.

Cast (feature film)

2.
Wizard of Speed and Time, The (1980) as Irs Chief
Sinister producer attempts to thwart a special effects wizard's big film.
3.
The Reluctant Dragon (1941) as Himself, animator

Writer (feature film)

4.
Babes in Toyland (1961) as Screenwriter
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby hires two henchmen to drown Tom and steal Mary's sheep, cared for by Little Bo Peep, thus depriving Mary and the children she lives with of their livelihood, forcing her to marry Barnaby. The sheep are stolen, but Gonzorgo and Roderigo, Barnaby's henchmen, double-cross him by selling Tom to a band of gypsies instead, leaving Tom with the opportunity to escape and make his way with Mary, Bo-Peep, and other Mother Goose characters to Toyland.

Animation (feature film)

5.
Mary Poppins (1964) as Animation
Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. As she helps them magically explore the world around them the father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.
6.
Peter Pan (1953) as Dir anim
Adaptation of J. M. Barrie's story about a boy who never grew up. The three children of the Darling family receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.
7.
Alice in Wonderland (1951) as Dir anim
Disney version of Lewis Carroll's Children's story. Alice becomes bored and her mind starts to wander. She sees a white rabbit who appears to be in a hurry. She chases it into its burrow and then a most bizarre series of adventures begins.
8.
Cinderella (1950) as Dir anim
Retelling of the fairy tale of the same name. Cinderella, adopted daughter of an upper-class lady, is made a slave in her own home. While her mother and ugly stepsisters are out at the royal ball she gets a surprise visit from a friend.
10.
Melody Time (1948) as Dir anim
Segments: "Once Upon a Wintertime," two lovers recued from an icy river by friendly animals; "Bumble Boogie," bee beset by musical instruments and symbols come to life; "Johnny Appleseed," story of the legendary pioneer tree-planter; "Trees," mood piece set to musical treatment of Joyce Kilmer's poem; "Little Toot," story of a heroic little tugboat who saves an ocean liner; "Blame it on the Samba," Donald Duck and Jose Carioca have the blues blown away at a Latin cafe; "Pecos Bill," story of the legendary cowpoke, his trusty mount Widowmaker and his sweetheart Slue Foot Sue.
11.
Fun and Fancy Free (1947) as Dir anim
Disney version of fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", featuring Mickey, Donald and Goofy in the main roles. Also contains another short film, re-released as "Bongo"
12.
Make Mine Music (1946) as Animation
Segments: "A Rustic Ballad," a story of feuding hillbillys; "A Tone Poem," a mood piece set on a blue bayou; "A Jazz Interlude," a bobby-soxer goes jitterbugging with her date at the malt shop; "A Ballad in Blue," dark room, rain and somber landscapes illustrate the loss of a lover; "A Musical Recitation," the story of Casey at the Bat; "Ballade Ballet," ballet dancers perform in silhouette; "A Fairy Tale with Music," Peter and the Wolf; "After You've Gone," four musical instruments chase through a surreal landscape; "A Love Story," about the romance between a fedora and a bonnet; "Opera Pathetique," the story of Willie, the Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met.
13.
The Three Caballeros (1945) as Animation
When Donald Duck meets up with two Latin birds--Jose Carioca and Panchito-- the three head down to Rio for a fun filled adventure.
14.
Victory Through Air Power (1943) as Animation
15.
Saludos Amigos (1943) as Animation
16.
Fantasia (1942) as Animation supv "The Pastoral Symphony"
Disney animators set pictures to classical music as Leopold Stokowski conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra. "The Sorceror's Apprentice" features Mickey Mouse as an aspiring magician who oversteps his limits. "The Rite of Spring" tells the story of evolution, from single-celled animals to the death of the dinosaurs. "Dance of the Hours" is a comic ballet performed by ostriches, hippos, elephants and alligators. "Night on Bald Mountain" and "Ave Maria" set the forces of darkness and light against each other as a devilish revel is interrupted by the coming of a new day.
17.
Dumbo (1941) as Animation Director
The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs Jumbo, veteran of the circus, but the newborn is ridiculed because of his truly enormous ears and dubbed "Dumbo". Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts; it is up to his only friend, a mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential.
18.
The Reluctant Dragon (1941) as Animation
19.
Pinocchio (1940) as Animation dir ["Jiminy Cricket"]
Inventor Gepetto creates a wooden marionette called Pinocchio. His wish that Pinocchio be a real boy is unexpectedly granted by a fairy. The fairy assigns Jiminy Cricket to act as Pinocchio's "conscience" and keep him out of trouble. Jiminy is not too successful in this endeavor and most of the film is spent with Pinocchio deep in trouble.
20.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) as Animation
From the old fairy tale, a jealous queen attempts to get rid of her beautiful step-daughter, Snow White, who takes refuge with seven dwarfs in their forest home. The queen changes into a witch and tempts Snow White with a poisoned apple which puts her into an everlasting sleep, until a prince finds her in a glass coffin and awakens her with Love's First Kiss.
21.
Servants' Entrance (1934) as Animation

Visual Effects (feature film)

22.
The Million Dollar Duck (1971) as Titles
After finishing an experiment with radiation in his lab, Professor Dooley takes the test subject, a duck, home to his son. When she begins to lay golden eggs, she becomes the focus of the U.S. Treasury Department, the F.B.I., and a gang of crooks.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

23.
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967) as Cartoon titles & bridges

Misc. Crew (feature film)

24.
Frank & Ollie (1995)
Over a period of incredibly creative years, Walt Disney and his artists transformed animation from a crude cartoon to one of the greatest achievements in cinema. Believable characters that came to life on the screen were the hallmark of these classic films, and in picture after picture, some of the
25.
Frank & Ollie (1995)
Over a period of incredibly creative years, Walt Disney and his artists transformed animation from a crude cartoon to one of the greatest achievements in cinema. Believable characters that came to life on the screen were the hallmark of these classic films, and in picture after picture, some of the
26.
Fantasy Film World Of George Pal (1986) as Assistance
Film is a tribute to the animation world of George Pal.

Cast (special)

27.
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary profile of Walt Disney to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth in 2001. The program reveals the story of many Disney innovations, including the first Disney cartoon with sound ("Steamboat Willie"), the first cartoon in color ("Flowers and Trees"), and the story behind the mammo
28.
Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic, The (1994)
Showcase of television programs produced by Walt Disney Studios in its first 40 years. Includes celebrity reminiscences and highlights from many shows.
29.
Roger Rabbit & the Secrets of Toontown (1988)
A special providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the feature film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" The documentary also examines today's most advanced cinematic special effects.

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