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Don Bluth

Don Bluth was one of the chief animators at Disney to come to the mantle after the great one's death. He eventually became the animation director for such films as The Rescuers (1977) and Pete's Dragon (1977). Unfortunately, the quality of animation that Disney was producing at this point was not up to par with the great works of Disney, and there ... See full bio »
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 1982 The Secret of NIMH (directing animator) / (layout artist)
 1981 The Fox and the Hound (animator - uncredited)
 1980 Xanadu (animator: animation sequence unit)
 1979 Banjo the Woodpile Cat (TV Short) (animator)
 1978 The Small One (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1977 Pete's Dragon (animation director)
 1977 The Rescuers (directing animator)
 1974 Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too (Short) (animator)
 1973 Robin Hood (character animator)
 1972 Journey Back to Oz (layout artist)
 1970 Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies (TV Series) (layout artist - 16 episodes)
- When I Grow Up (1970) ... (layout artist)
- Goolie Swing ... (layout artist)
- Witches' Brew ... (layout artist)
- Where You Going, Little Ghoul? ... (layout artist)
- What's in the Bag? ... (layout artist)
 1970 Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down (TV Series) (layout artist - 1 episode)
- Computer Suitor (1970) ... (layout artist)
 1968 Fantastic Voyage (TV Series) (layout artist - 1968)
 1963 The Sword in the Stone (assistant animator - uncredited)
 1959 Sleeping Beauty (assistant animator - uncredited)
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Quit Disney on his 41st birthday taking 18 other employees with him. See more »


Frequently has the main protagonist forced to immigrate to another place (An American Tail (1986), The Land Before Time (1988), The Secret of NIMH (1982), A Troll in Central Park (1994), Titan A.E. (2000)) See more »

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