Tag Archives: Women

Marge Champion / Marjorie Belcher

There is a lot to say about the great Marge Champion, more than I have time for tonight.  I just had to post something about her because … well, … last night I had a dream that I met her.  … Continue reading

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Disney and Babbitt – the 30s in Public Records

As the authorized biographer of Art Babbitt, I have access to a lot of private materials – photos, home movies, journals, etc. — all chronicling this man’s incredible life and complex mind. But today I’m going to present some non-exclusive … Continue reading

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Art Babbitt’s Roast: Mel Blanc

Ah, Mel Blanc.  “The Man of A Thousand Voices,” and among them Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck,  and literally hundreds of other cartoon characters. As posted previously, Art Babbitt celebrated his 50th year in animation on May 25th, 1974. He was … Continue reading

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Art Babbitt’s Guide to Spanish

In January 1942, Art Babbitt went on a solo voyage to South America, probably to clear his head. It was on the heels of the famed Disney Strike.  Art just vilified his boss in front of a global audience.  It … Continue reading

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