The Walt Disney Family Museum Blog

Posted on Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:33
Posted on Apr 24, 2017

Frank was employed by The Walt Disney Studios on September 24, 1934—he was employee #224. Animating complex characters and sequences throughout his illustrious career, he had an essential role in nearly every animated feature produced during Walt’s lifetime.

Posted on Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:54
Posted on Mar 24, 2017

Ub Iwerks was a man of many talents. He was a prolific animator and a brilliant technical mind. He was Walt’s Swiss Army knife, a man who was to Walt whatever he needed him to be.

Posted on Sun, 03/19/2017 - 10:47
Posted on Mar 19, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s summer of love we are screening some classic 1960s Disney films all summer long, including The Gnome-Mobile, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Posted on Fri, 03/10/2017 - 18:10
Posted on Mar 10, 2017

One story was about rubber and another was about a flying car; inspired by the stories of Samuel Taylor's short stories, the writers at The Walt Disney Studios created The Absent-Minded Professor.

Posted on Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:18
Posted on Feb 21, 2017

President of the highly esteemed Courvoisier Galleries in San Francisco, Guthrie Courvoisier believed that the Disney paintings on celluloid that were used to create Snow White could be sold as valuable art pieces to the public through art galleries and museums all over the world. And he was right.

Posted on Wed, 02/08/2017 - 16:14
Posted on Feb 8, 2017

Les Clark was a hard-working young apprentice animator at The Walt Disney Studios and would become one of Walt's most prized animators as well as an iconic member of “The Nine Old Men.”