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THEY DREW AS THEY PLEASED: THE HIDDEN ART OF DISNEY'S MUSICAL YEARS -- THE 1940S, PART ONE. {Spine title: They Drew as They Pleased, Vol. 2: The Hidden Art of Disney's Musical Years -- The 1940s, Part One.} Didier Ghez. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2016. Published in association with Disney Enterprises, Inc., Burbank. 208 pp. with 276 ills. (213 col.). 24 x 29 cm. ISBN 9781452137445 In English.
For volumes one and three, see Worldwide 167668 and 179599. Publisher's description: The 1940s ushered in an era of musical experimentation and innovation at the Walt Disney Studios. Artists from all over the world flocked to California to be part of the magic, and their groundbreaking styles influenced such classics as Dumbo andBambi as well as shaped the masterpieces that followed such asAlice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. For this volume, author Didier Ghez has unearthed hundreds of enchanting images -- from early sketches to polished concepts for iconic features -- by five exceptional artists who shaped the style of the Studio's animation during this period of unbridled creativity. With evocative descriptions and excerpts from the artists' journals and autobiographies, this magnificent collection offers a rare look at the visionaries who breathed life into some of the most beloved films of our time.
Artist(s):Disney Studios (firm)
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Drawing and Watercolor, Video/Film/Performance
Plans: 70,54
Worldwide Number: 173828
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