As a Holiday Gift to you, we present (in two parts) the original 1979 Michael Maltese storyboards for the cartoon intended to be a sequel to the 1953 classic, “Duck Dodgers”.
In 1937, when Snow White was released, Disney had many more ways its songs could be promoted. It was now the much-revered “Big Band Era”.
With “Nestor” celebrating its 40th anniversary this Season, its the perfect time to shine a spotlight on this little Christmas star.
Master lyricist Marty Panzer recalls the making of Disney’s Princess Christmas Album with composer (and Mickey Mouse Club/My Three Sons star Don Grady).
The idea of the “original soundtrack album” had not occurred to anybody until Disney tried it with Snow White – and it proved to be a hit all over the world!
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 on the faculty of both Woodbury University in Burbank and Cal Arts in Valencia. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]