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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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Known For

The Secret of NIMH
(1982)
All Dogs Go to Heaven
(1989)
Thumbelina
Thumbelina Writer
(1994)
Anastasia
Anastasia Director
(1997)

Filmography

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  Dragon's Lair: The Movie (characters) / (story) (announced)
 1996-1998 All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series (TV Series) (characters - 40 episodes)
- He Barked, She Barked (1998) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Haunted Is as Haunted Does (1998) ... (characters - uncredited)
- The Wrong Stuff (1998) ... (characters - uncredited)
- When Hairy Met Silly (1998) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Bess and Itchy's Dog School Reunion (1998) ... (characters - uncredited)
 1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (characters - uncredited)
 1994 A Troll in Central Park (story)
 1994 Thumbelina (screenplay)
 1991 Rock-A-Doodle (story)
 1991 Dragon's Lair II: Timewarp (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven (story)
 1984 Dragon's Lair (TV Series) (characters - 13 episodes)
- The Mist of Wishes (1984) ... (characters - uncredited)
- The Legend of the Giant's Name (1984) ... (characters - uncredited)
- The Tale of Dirk's New Sword (1984) ... (characters - uncredited)
- The Snow Witch (1984) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Mirror, Mirror (1984) ... (characters - uncredited)
 1982 The Secret of NIMH (story adaptation)
 1979 Banjo the Woodpile Cat (TV Short) (uncredited)
 1974 Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too (Short) (story)
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[on Judith Barsi] She was absolutely astonishing. She understood verbal direction, even for the most sophisticated situations. We loved working with her.

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Mark Flood named Bluth his biggest inspiration. See more »

Trademark:

The children in his films are often either orphaned or separated from their family (Anne-Marie in All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), Littlefoot, Cera, Petrie, Ducky and Spike in The Land Before Time (1988), Fievel in An American Tail (1986), Anastasia in Anastasia (1997)) See more »

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