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Shamus Culhane (1908–1996)

James "Shamus" Culhane was the only animator to work on all of the first four animated feature-length Walt Disney cartoons. In a career that spanned six decades, he worked for 18 cartoon studios, including his own. In the mid-'0s his early hand-drawn animation was combined with computer animation for Disney films, including Aladdin (1992), The ... See full bio »

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 1982 Woody Woodpecker and His Friends (Video documentary) (original material)
 1980 Last of the Red-Hot Dragons (TV Movie)
 1977 King of the Beasts (TV Movie)
 1976 Noah's Animals (TV Movie)
 1970 The Night the Animals Talked (TV Short)
 1967 The Opera Caper (Short)
 1967 From Orbit to Obit (Short)
 1967 Robin Hoodwinked (Short)
 1967 Halt, Who Grows There? (Short)
 1967 The Plumber (Short)
 1967 The Squaw Path (Short)
 1967 My Daddy the Astronaut (Short)
 1967/I The Trip (Short)
 1967 Think or Sink (Short)
 1967 The Blacksheep Blacksmith (Short)
 1967 The Space Squid (Short)
 1966 Geronimo and Son (Short)
 1966 The Marvel Super Heroes (TV Series) (1966)
 1966 A Wedding Knight (Short)
 1966 Potions and Notions (Short)
 1966 Throne for a Loss (Short)
 1966 A Balmy Knight (Short)
 1966 The Defiant Giant (Short)
 1966 I Want My Mummy (Short)
 1966 Mighty Thor (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Trouble in the Netherworld (1966) ... (1966)
- Trial of the Gods (1966) ... (1966)
- Trapped by Loki (1966) ... (1966)
- The Tomorrow Man (1966) ... (1966)
- The Mysterious Mister Hyde (1966) ... (1966)
 1957 The Woody Woodpecker Show (TV Series) (theatrical cartoon segments)
 1957 The Big Fun Carnival (archive footage)
 1956 Showdown at Ulcer Gulch (Short)
 1946 Fair Weather Fiends (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1946 The Reckless Driver (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1946 Who's Cookin Who? (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1946 Mousie Come Home (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1945 The G.I. Bill of Rights (Short)
 1945 The Loose Nut (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1945 The Dippy Diplomat (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1945 Woody Dines Out (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1945 Chew-Chew Baby (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1945 The Pied Piper of Basin Street (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1944 Lend Lease (Short)
 1944 The Painter and the Pointer (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1944 Ski for Two (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1944 The Beach Nut (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1944 Abou Ben Boogie (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1944 Fish Fry (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1944 Jungle Jive (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1944 The Barber of Seville (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1944 The Greatest Man in Siam (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1943 Take Heed Mr. Tojo (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Meatless Tuesday (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1943 Boogie Woogie Man Will Get You If You Don't Watch Out (Short) (as James Culhane)
 1943 Pass the Biscuits Mirandy! (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 Mr. Bug Goes to Town (uncredited)
 1940 Popeye Meets William Tell (Short) (animation director - uncredited)
 1940 A Kick in Time (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 The Foxy Terrier (Short)
 1935 The Merry Kittens (Short)
 1934 The King's Tailor (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1934 Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1934 The Queen of Hearts (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1934 Puss in Boots (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1934 The Brave Tin Soldier (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1934 The Little Red Hen (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1933 Jack and the Beanstalk (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1932 Show Me the Way to Go Home (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 By the Light of the Silvery Moon (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 The Herring Murder Case (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1931 Alexander's Ragtime Band (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

James H. Culhane | James Culhane | Jimmie Culhane | Jimmy Culhane | Seamus Culhane
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Trivia:

Culhane was married twice. His first wife was Maxine Marx, the daughter of Chico Marx. See more »

Trademark:

Modernist art hidden inside explosion sequences

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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