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Art Babbitt (1907–1992)

Art Babbitt was born on October 8, 1907 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Arthur Harold Babitsky. He is known for his work on Fantasia (1940), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) and Dumbo (1941). He was married to Barbara Perry, Dinah Gottliebova, Marge Champion and Rose Cohn. He died on March 4, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1993 The Princess and the Cobbler (lead animator)
 1977 Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (animator: The Camel with the Wrinkled Knees)
 1975 Everybody Rides the Carousel (animator)
 1970 Bongo (Short) (character animation)
 1969 Of Men and Demons (Short) (animator)
 1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet (animator - uncredited)
 1963 Philbert (Three's a Crowd) (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1958 Date with Dizzy (Short) (animator)
 1957 Energetically Yours (Short) (animation supervisor - uncredited)
 1952 The Four Poster (animator)
 1951 Grizzly Golfer (Short) (animator)
 1951 Fuddy Duddy Buddy (Short) (animator)
 1951 Barefaced Flatfoot (Short) (animator)
 1951 The Family Circus (Short) (animator)
 1951 Rooty Toot Toot (Short) (animator)
 1949 Ragtime Bear (Short) (animator)
 1949 Alice in Wonderland (animator - uncredited)
 1947 Foul Hunting (Short) (animator)
 1947 Fun & Fancy Free (character animator)
 1947 Mickey and the Beanstalk (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1947 Bootle Beetle (Short) (animator)
 1944 How to Play Football (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1943 Tin Pan Alley Cats (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1943 The Wise Quacking Duck (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1943 The Flying Jalopy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1943 Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 The Art of Self Defense (Short) (animator)
 1941 Dumbo (animation director)
 1941 Baggage Buster (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1940 Goofy's Glider (Short) (animator)
 1940 Fantasia (animation supervisor - segment "The Pastoral Symphony") / (animator - segment "The Nutcracker Suite")
 1940 Pinocchio (animation director - as Arthur Babbitt)
 1939 Goofy and Wilbur (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1938 Ferdinand the Bull (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1938 The Whalers (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1938 Polar Trappers (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Lonesome Ghosts (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (animator - as Arthur Babbitt)
 1937 Clock Cleaners (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Mickey's Amateurs (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Moose Hunters (Short) (animator)
 1936 The Country Cousin (Short) (animator)
 1936 Moving Day (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Mickey's Polo Team (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Broken Toys (Short) (animator)
 1935 On Ice (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Mickey's Garden (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Mickey's Service Station (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Two-Gun Mickey (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 The Goddess of Spring (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Servants' Entrance (animator - uncredited)
 1934 The Wise Little Hen (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Gulliver Mickey (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Playful Pluto (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Camping Out (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 The Grasshopper and the Ants (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 The China Shop (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 The Pet Store (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 The Pied Piper (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Mickey's Gala Premier (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 The Banker's Daughter (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Three Little Pigs (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 The Mad Doctor (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 Santa's Workshop (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 Toyland (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Klondike Kid (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 Touchdown Mickey (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 King Neptune (Short) (assistant animator - uncredited)
 1932 Farmer Al Falfa's Ape Girl (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 Farmer Al Falfa's Bedtime Story (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Aladdin's Lamp (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 The Lorelei (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Canadian Capers (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Jazz Mad (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 The Explorer (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Quack, Quack (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1930 Salt Water Taffy (Short) (animator)
 1930 Scotch Highball (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1930 Dutch Treat (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1930 Chop Suey (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1930 Hungarian Goulash (Short) (animator - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1945 After 3 years in the U.S. Marine Corps: See more »

Alternate Names:

Arthur Babbitt

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Personal Quote:

[his response to the suggestion that the animators of Fantasia must have worked under the influence of hallucinogens] I myself was addicted to Ex-Lax and Feenamint.


Met his ex-wife, Marge Champion, at the Disney animation studio, where her father, Ernest Belcher, was also working. See more »


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