Tag Archives: Richard Williams

“Persistence of Vision”

Kevin Schreck’s unauthorized documentary on the making of The Thief and the Cobbler called Persistence of Vision has been running the festival circuit and is making quite a stir.  It’s a cynical dirge about what failed to be the greatest … Continue reading

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The Camel with Wrinkled Knees

One of Babbitt’s best latter-day scenes is from the feature film, Raggedy Ann and Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977), directed by Richard Williams.  For 1970s animators and kids of the 1970s/early 1980s, the film is still appreciated; for almost everyone … Continue reading

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Honoring Tissa David

Today the New York animation community honored one of animation’s finest artists: Tissa David, with a special screening of clips of her sequences, as well as words by speakers who knew her. Tissa was a woman in a man’s industry, … Continue reading

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Art Babbitt on PM Magazine

Art Babbitt on PM Magazine, circa 1982 With Richard Williams, daughter/reporter Michele Babbitt, and a cameo by future Disney animator Eric Goldberg! This was taped while Babbitt was working on The Thief and the Cobbler, an animated film Williams was … Continue reading

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