Tag Archives: Walt Disney

The Friz and the Diz
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
February 3, 2023 posted by Jim Korkis

The Friz and the Diz

In January 1927, Friz Freleng boarded a train and headed to California to work for Walt Disney. Here’s why that didn’t last very long.

Walt Disney and Polo
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 9, 2022 posted by Jim Korkis

Walt Disney and Polo

In the 1930s, there were more than 25 polo fields in Los Angeles, and the “Mickey Mouse Team” captained by Walt Disney played at the Uplifters Polo Field.