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Also Known As: Died: October 25, 1988
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cleveland, Utah, USA Profession: Animation ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Sleeping Beauty (1959) as Seq dir
Adaptation of the fairy tale of the same name. Princess Aurora is cursed by the evil witch Maleficent - who declares that before Aurora reaches her 16th birthday she will die by a poisoned spinning-wheel. To try to prevent this, the king places her into hiding, in the care of three goodnatured - but not too bright - fairies.

Title Design (feature film)

2.
Rescuers, The (1977) as Titles
Bernard and Bianca, of the Rescue Aid Society (a mouse organization) receive a message in a bottle from an orphaned girl who appears to have been kidnapped by Madame Medusa, a selfish woman who has no qualms about using children for her own purposes. The two mice go off to Devil's Bayou to attempt to rescue the little girl.

Animation (feature film)

3.
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1988) as Animation Consultant
4.
Great Mouse Detective, The (1986) as Animation Consultant
Mouse detective Basil is working with his colleague Dr. Dawson to rescue a kidnapped toymaker from the evil Ratigan. Although the case proves to be dangerous, Basil and Dawson manage to save the toymaker and foil their nemesis.
5.
Black Cauldron, The (1985) as Animation Consultant
Taran is an assistant pigkeeper who longs to be a knight. He's given his chance to live his dream when he is sent out in search of a magical black cauldron which can either be a powerful instrument of good or a bottomless font of evil, depending entirely upon who should find it.
6.
Robin Hood (1973) as Character Animation
The Robin Hood legend told with animals portraying the famous characters. Foxy Robin helps the overtaxed citizens of Nottingham by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor.
7.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Animation
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
8.
The Aristocats (1970) as Character anim
When a rich woman leaves her fortune to her four cats, her jealous butler abandons them in the French countryside and plans to take the money. But two country cats help the rightful heirs get back home to the city.
9.
The Jungle Book (1967) as Character anim
Disney animation inspired by Rudyard Kiplings "Mowgli" story. Mowgli is a boy who has been raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. When the wolves hear that the fierce tiger, Shere Kahn, is nearby, they decide to send Mowgli to a local "man tribe". On his way to the village, Mowgli meets many animal characters in this musical tale. When Shere Kahn learns of Mowgli's presence, he tracks him down.
10.
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.
11.
The Sword in the Stone (1963) as Character anim
Arthur (aka Wart) is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for Wart beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give Wart an education (whatever that is), believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn't quite work out that way.
12.
101 Dalmatians (1961) as Directing Animator
Pongo and Perdita have a litter of 15 puppies. Cruella De Vil takes a fancy to the pups, and wants to get hold of them, as well as more pups, to make herself a loveley dalmation skin coat... Cruella gets some thugs to kidnap the pups and hold them at her mansion. Will Pongo and Perdita find them in time ?
13.
One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) as Dir, anim
14.
Lady and the Tramp (1955) as Dir anim
Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her decide to travel with him for a while. This turns out to be a bad move, as no dog is above the law.
15.
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.
16.
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.
17.
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.
18.
So Dear to My Heart (1949) as Animation
20.
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.
21.
Fun and Fancy Free (1947) as Animation
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"
22.
Song of the South (1946) as Dir anim
Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit's Laughing place.
23.
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.
24.
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.
25.
Bambi (1942) as Supv anim
The animated story of Bambi, a young deer hailed as the 'Prince of the Forest' at his birth. As Bambi grows, he makes friends with the other animals of the forest, learns the skills needed to survive, and even finds love. One day, however, the hunters come, and Bambi must learn to be as brave as his father if he is to lead the other deer to safety.
26.
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.
27.
Pinocchio (1940) as Animation dir ["Cleo" and "Figaro"]
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.
28.
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.

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