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Eyvind Earle (1916–2000)

He painted backgrounds for Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and "Lady and the Tramp" plus others. Walt Disney noticed Earle's work after Earle created the avant-garde 'look' for the Oscar/Cannes-award-winning short "Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom". Earle was already an established artist at 13, when he held his first exhibition in France. At 23, Earle ... See full bio »

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Known For

Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty Animation Department
Peter Pan
Peter Pan Animation Department
Lady and the Tramp
Lady and the Tramp Animation Department
Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom
Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom Animation Department


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 1984 DTV: Golden Oldies (Video) (animator - as E. Earl)
 1984 DTV: Pop & Rock (Video) (animator - as E. Earl)
 1984 DTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues (Video) (animator - as E. Earl)
 1964 Rendezvous in Space (Documentary short) (animator - uncredited)
 1955-1963 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (background artist - 4 episodes)
- The Truth About Mother Goose (1963) ... (background artist)
- Toot, Whistle, Plunk, and Boom (1959) ... (background artist)
- The Goofy Sports Story (1956) ... (background artist)
- The Goofy Success Story (1955) ... (background artist)
 1963 Philbert (Three's a Crowd) (Short) (background artist)
 1959 Sleeping Beauty (color stylist)
 1958 Paul Bunyan (Short) (color stylist)
 1957 The Truth About Mother Goose (Documentary short) (background artist)
 1956 Jack and Old Mac (Short) (color stylist)
 1955 Lady and the Tramp (backgrounds)
 1954 Grand Canyonscope (Short) (background artist)
 1954 Pigs Is Pigs (Short) (background artist)
 1953 Working for Peanuts (Short) (background artist)
 1953 Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom (Short) (color stylist)
 1953 Melody (Short) (color stylist)
 1953 For Whom the Bulls Toil (Short) (background artist)
 1953 Peter Pan (background artist)
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E. Earl

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Son of film designer Ferdinand P. Earle.

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