Disney Artist Documentaries

WOW – this totally made my morning! Sheridan student Alan Cook has been posting on YouTube the Disney “Family Album” TV shows. Each of these half-hour documentaries profiles a different Disney legend, including a lot of the Nine Old Men, but also artists like Ken Anderson and Harrison and Peter Ellenshaw. They originally aired in the early-1980s on the Disney Channel. So far Alan has posted the documentaries about Frank Thomas, Marc Davis and Ward Kimball. Check them out HERE. Even though the Kimball one is incomplete, it’s my favorite of the bunch. Ward is a natural in front of the camera, and his antics are laugh-out-loud funny. The two parts of the Kimball doc are below: