Type: Production sketch, Production art. Era: 1930's - 1940's.
From the Homer Brightman personal collection. Size 10" x 12 " (25.4 cm x 30.48 cm).
Like so many of the wemonworking for Walt Disney in the early years they are just now getting therecongintion they deserve. She worked for decades at Disney as an animator andreceived credit for Hansel and Gretal as an animator in 1954. However the staff adored her. The amount of caracutures that include her was amazing.
She Died in Mesquite TX. Born in Seattle, Washington, Homer Brightman writer (147credits), director (1 credit), story artist and animator. He joined Disney Studio in 1935. During those15 years often call the "Golden Age of Disney Animation " and he worked on the SnowWhite and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and Oscar winning short "Lend a Paw" aswell as many more.After Disney he worked for Walter Lantz Production, MGMcartoon studio, UPA and the other top Animation houses of the time. The list offilms is too long to name but his hands were in on the most memorable animationof the time. From Cinderella, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Chilly Willy and thepopular, Woody Woodpecker. He alsopublished (under Disney nameplate) many books including Mary Poppins, UncleScrooge. His book" Life in the Mouse House" was published after his death toprotect his fellow Disney co-workers.