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The Goldfish Story

Perhaps the most well-documented Art Babbitt story is that of the goldfish. In Talking Animals and Other People (pp. 146-7), Disney animator Shamus Culhane wrote: In the mid-thirties, nobody in his right mind drank Los Angeles tap water.  It was … Continue reading

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Walk Cycles from “Alice in Wonderland”

Lou Bunin was a stop-motion animation master, but seeing these drawings animate makes me crave a hand-drawn Alice to challenge Disney’s.   I would have loved to have seen more of Babbitt’s drawings move! Thanks to the late, great Shamus … Continue reading

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