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Thursday, July 04, 2019

Prod. 0136 - The Fox and the Hound (XIX)   - Seq. 009 The Ambush

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Directed by Art Stevens and Rick Rich, assisted by Terry Noss.
Layout by Glenn Vilppu.
This FINAL draft dated 5/5/1981 by secretary L. Davis.

Animation by Jeff Varab, Dale Oliver, John Pomeroy, Chuck Harvey, Glen Keane (also supervising Tim Burton, Phil Nibbelink and Chris Buck), Chris Buck and Mike Cedeno.

Here we finally have a scene "touched by" Tim Burton...

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Anonymous John V. (The Spectre) says...

Jeffrey Varab animates Amos Slade, Dale Oliver animates Copper, and the Glen Keane unit (which I expect includes Mike Cedeno) animates the foxes. John Pomeroy's one scene is of the porcupine.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 10:59:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous Zartok-35 says...

Nice to finally see one of the “Prodigious juniors “ that was said to be at the studio at that time. I’m still waiting to see if Brad Bird or Henry Sellick show up at all!

Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 4:52:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous John V. (The Spectre) says...

Curiously, on the "Bongo" draft the supervising animator was in parenthesis but this time, the supervising animator is in BLOCK CAPS and the animator's name is in parenthesis. I don't know if this indicates who was more responsible for the drawings, or anything at all, really. Like, is this a Glen Keane scene with assistance from Tim Burton, or is it a Tim Burton scene drawn under Glen Keane's supervision?

I remember listening to an interview with Tim Burton (I think it was for the release of Frankenweenie) where he mentions starting out at Disney drawing "dead foxes. They weren't supposed to be dead, that's just how they looked when I drew them."

I'm surprised that Henry Selick, Brad Bird and J*hn L*ss*t*r haven't appeared on the draft yet. I suppose they must have been assistants. I believe Brad Bird worked, appropriately enough, on the Boomer and Dinky sequences with Nordberg, Rees and Musker.

Friday, July 5, 2019 at 7:33:00 AM PDT  

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