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1931 Disney Staff Caricatures & Profiles – pt 2

Johnny Cannon loves sex, Hazell Sewell makes no bones about her job, and Frenchy de Tremaudan self-depricates.

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Country Cousin Draft Mosaic

One of Babbitt’s greatest animated sequences is of drunken Abner, the Country Mouse, in Disney’s Oscar-winning short, “The Country Cousin” (1936).  This mosaic of the animator draft not only includes the names of the artist for each scene, but also … Continue reading

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The Third Disney Task

By early August, 1932, Babbitt had successfully proven himself among the ranks of the novice animation talent.  Ben Sharpsteen was probably impressed with Babbitt’s Pluto work on the previous assignment, so he gave him a few more Pluto scenes in … Continue reading

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Art’s Group photo labeling

Years after the Disney group photo (with ice cream) was taken, Babbitt identified and labeled each of the artists in the pic.   His labeling is below.  He worked with the animation team as well as the writing team, sitting … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Studios on Hyperion Ave

This picture of the entire Disney staff was probably taken some time in late 1933 or early 1934.  The staff is holding boxes of Post Toasties. Walt and his brother Roy had hired Herman “Kay” Kamen to merchandise the Disney … Continue reading

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