Please note: if an earlier link doesn't work, it may have changed following an update! Check the Category Labels in the side-bar on the right! There you can find animator drafts for sixteen complete Disney features and eighty-six shorts,
as well as Action Analysis Classes and many other vintage animation documents!

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Prod. CM23 - The Grocery Boy

Happy 92nd Birthday, Mr. Mouse! The last of your film drafts I posted was CM-17, here is the next one I have, CM-23, [The] Grocery Boy.
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Animated by Dave Hand, Tom Palmer, Rudy Zamora, Ben Sharpsteen, Les Clark, Jack King, Albert Hurter, Johnny Cannon, Gerry Geronimi, Dick Lundy and Gilles Armand "Frenchy" de Trémaudan, plus Harry Reeves, "Hutch" and Johnny Cannon under the supervision of Ben Sharpsteen.

On Alberto Becattini's site we find that "Hutch" was:
HUTCHINSON, Andrew Charles (“HUTCH”)
- Animator/Director/Producer/Story: LEE-BRADFORD c23-25 (Red Head Comedies 23/25)
- Animator: TED ESHBAUGH c30-31/32-43 (The Wizard of Oz 31, Goofy Goat Antics 31 [for VAN BEUREN], Cap’n Cub 45); DOUGLAS LEIGH 40s (Animated Advertising Displays)
- Assistant Animator: DISNEY 31 (Silly Symphony 31 [The Fox Hunt, The Ugly Duckling], Mickey Mouse 31-32 [The Duck Hunt 32, The Mad Dog 32])

Premiered on 2/11/1932 and can be found on the Treasures DVD Mickey Mouse in Black and White Volume 2, disk 2, in the From the Vault section because of Al Hurter's sc. 47.

Congratulations also to Miss Minnie Mouse on her birthday!

It has been a while since I last posted anything here, even after having finally relocated myself in SoCal a year and a day ago! I have to do this more often again! I admit, since my old mentor Børge Ring passed away I lost some incentive for posting Mickey drafts. Is anyone else still interested in them?

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7 Comments:

Blogger John V. (The Spectre) says...

I know I am. :-) I'm also interested in seeing the "Fox Hunt" (Donald & Goofy) and "Donald's Ostrich" drafts you mentioned before that you had.

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 10:44:00 PM PST  
Blogger Brian Slatky says...

Yes, we're interested! Not just the Mickeys, but all of the Disney drafts! I love that we have someone on the internet sharing these for us to research all the great Disney animators' work. Personally, I hope you have copies of the "Winnie the Pooh" featurettes that you plan to share. Those are the main missing ones from this blog that I really want to research on.

Please continue, Hans!

Friday, November 27, 2020 at 3:02:00 PM PST  
Blogger Jenny Lerew says...

Yes, of course! Always!

Friday, December 4, 2020 at 8:33:00 PM PST  
Blogger Heidi says...

A new post!!! Yes! Very interested! Thank you so much for sharing!! More people need to know about the wealth of knowledge on this blog.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 8:26:00 AM PST  
Blogger Miqueu Mouse says...

Deeply interested in them ! Your website is a treasure chest, and I should comment more often to show my ungrateful appreciation
Cheers from France

Friday, January 15, 2021 at 3:42:00 AM PST  
Blogger Chuck Fiala says...

Yes, I am a big fan of the Mickey Mouse black and white films. Thank you for making these available!

Monday, January 18, 2021 at 1:32:00 PM PST  
Blogger Jim says...

Hans, thank you for posting so many treasures. And I am definitely interested in seeing more. Also, my condolences on the loss of your mentor. May his memory be a blessing.

Monday, February 8, 2021 at 3:35:00 AM PST  

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