Women In Animation Chicago Chapter

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Coloring the Kingdom

I have a copy of this article and forgot to bring it to the WIA meeting. Kristine, our roommate, found it online-
Coloring the Kingdom

Behind the breakthrough magic of Walt Disney’s first animated feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and his other 30s and 40s classics—Pinocchio, Fantasia, Bambi—toiled as many as 100 young women, the inkers and painters, working from dawn to dusk on thousands of cels that brought his dreams to life. The author recaptures their white-gloved esprit de corps, and a golden age of Disney that would be disrupted by strike, World War II, and, eventually, the Xerox machine.......


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