Here’s the story of Mickey’s Surprise Party, the commercial short advertising Nabisco products, which was shown at the New York World’s Fair in 1939–40.
To understand why the Disney animation furniture is so revered, one has to look at Kem Weber’s earlier career and the design movements that influenced him.
The two-film “cartoon modern” series, sporting projection innovations of their day, were united on one Disneyland album as well as scattered among various individual releases.
EDITOR: JERRY BECK
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is currently on the faculty of Cal Arts in Valencia – teaching animation history. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]