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Pete Burness (1904–1969)

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Notoriously short-tempered Pete Burness was an American animator/director, variously employed with animation units from 1931: at Harman-Ising (1936), MGM (1938), Warner Brothers (1948-49), UPA (1949) and Jay Ward Productions. He worked on anything from Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, to Mr. Magoo and Rocky and Bullwhinkle.

Died:

(age 65)

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 1967 George of the Jungle (TV Series)
 1964-1965 Hoppity Hooper (TV Series) (17 episodes)
- Wonder Water (1965)
- Ghost (1965)
 1960 The Bullwinkle Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 The Explosive Mr. Magoo (Short)
 1958 Magoo's Young Manhood (Short)
 1957 Rock-Hound Magoo (Short)
 1957 Magoo Saves the Bank (Short)
 1957 Magoo's Glorious Fourth (Short)
 1957 Magoo Breaks Par (Short)
 1957 Matador Magoo (Short)
 1957 Magoo Goes Overboard (Short)
 1956 Meet Mother Magoo (Short)
 1956 Magoo's Problem Child (Short)
 1956 Trailblazer Magoo (Short)
 1956 Magoo's Puddle Jumper (Short)
 1956 Magoo Beats the Heat (Short)
 1956 Calling Doctor Magoo (Short)
 1956 Magoo Goes West (Short)
 1956 Magoo's Canine Mutiny (Short)
 1955 Magoo Makes News (Short)
 1955 Stage Door Magoo (Short)
 1955 Madcap Magoo (Short)
 1955 Magoo Express (Short)
 1955 Magoo's Check Up (Short)
 1954 Destination Magoo (Short)
 1954 Kangaroo Courting (Short)
 1954 The Fifty-First Dragon (Short)
 1954 Magoo Goes Skiing (Short)
 1954 When Magoo Flew (Short)
 1953 Magoo Slept Here (Short)
 1953 Magoo's Masterpiece (Short)
 1953 Safety Spin (Short)
 1952 Captains Outrageous (Short)
 1952 Pete Hothead (Short)
 1952 Pink and Blue Blues (Short)
 1952 The Dog Snatcher (Short)
 1952 Sloppy Jalopy (Short)
 1951 Grizzly Golfer (Short)
 1951 Bungled Bungalow (Short)
 1950 Trouble Indemnity (Short)
 1950 Spellbound Hound (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Peter Burness | Wilson Burness
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Trivia:

Notoriously short-tempered Pete Burness was an American animator/director, variously employed with animation units from 1931: at Harman-Ising (1936), MGM (1938), Warner Brothers (1948-49), UPA (1949) and Jay Ward Productions. He worked on anything from Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, to Mr. Magoo and Rocky and Bullwhinkle.

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