Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Art Babbitt And His Separation From Disney

Hollywood unions were on the march in the late 1930s. I knew something about Art Babbitt and his pivotal role in organizing Walt Disney Productions in the Spring of 1941. But I learned new information about Mr. Babbitt and the Disney Company tonight. This:



Art Babbitt had a long, prolific career as a Disney animation, UPA animator, and an artist who worked at a plethora studios through over half a century. His last employer was the Bill Melendez studios.

Gunther Lessing was a Yale-trained lawyer hired by Walt Disney in 1929. He remained with Disney until 1964, when he retired. He passed away in 1965, fourteen months before Walt.

4 comments:

Christopher Sobieniak said...

Interesting that vid was up for a year now.

Steve Hulett said...

Viewed by 284 people. Time for a boost.

Christopher Sobieniak said...

That's what this place is here for!

Steve Hulett said...

Absitively.

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