The Story of the Animated Drawing

The Story of the Animated Drawing (1955)

Length:49.2 minutes
Rating:G General
Walt Disney discusses the history of animation, beginning with J. Stuart Blackton and his Humorous Phases of Funny Faces in 1906, and including Gertie the Dinosaur (Winsor McCay). Disney composer Oliver Wallace, who at one time accompanied silent films on the organ in movie theaters, re-creates a scene featuring a Koko the Clown cartoon. This program is presented as originally created. It may contain outdated cultural depictions.
DirectorsWilfred Jackson
William Beaudine