Tag Archives: Ward Kimball

Ward Kimball, Escapader
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February 26, 2021 posted by Jim Korkis

Ward Kimball, Escapader

In its January 1957 issue, Escapade Magazine spotlighted a person who they felt best demonstrated the qualities of their readers: Ward Kimball.

Animation Anecdotes #330
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September 22, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #330

“I thought to myself as I was drawing these strips, ‘This is too big for a comic strip. A comic strip really can’t carry a story like this,” says Charles Schulz.

Animation Anecdotes #327
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September 1, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #327

“I think it’s my best animation because it was the most imaginative, and broke a lot of rules, shocked everyone here (at Disney),” said Ward Kimball.

The Firehouse Five Plus Two
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August 26, 2017 posted by

The Firehouse Five Plus Two

Once upon a time, a group of Disney animators, writers and musicians who loved jazz and collected records were all of a sudden, the toast of the music world.

Animation Anecdotes #296
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January 13, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #296

Reason and Emotion (1943) was a wartime short made by the Disney, depicting emotions as cartoon personas. The character of Emotion was modeled after animator Ward Kimball.