Alice in Wonderland
(directing animator) / (directing animator: "Alice" and "King of Hearts" - uncredited)
(supervising animator - as Oliver M. Johnston Jr.)
(animation supervisor - segment "The Pastoral Symphony", as Oliver M. Johnston Jr.)
(animator - as Oliver M. Johnston)
(Short) (animator: "Mickey looking for Bear" - uncredited)
Introduction to Michael Broggie's book "Walt Disney's Railroad Story: The Small-Scale Fascination That Led to a Full-Scale Kingdom." Pasadena, California: Pentrex Media Group, ISBN 1563420066
3 Biographical Movies |
2 Interviews |
4 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Oliver M. Johnston Jr. | Oliver M. Johnston | Oliver Johnston
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(explaining why he decided to go into animation instead of magazine illustration) I wanted to paint pictures full of emotion that would make people want to read the [magazine] stories. But I found that here [animation] was something that was full of life and movement and action, and it showed all those feelings.
He is remembered for his close friendship with fellow animator Frank Thomas. They met at Stanford University. During their years at Disney, they were often found teaming together to work on their various assignments. They became known as simply "Frank and Ollie." He and Frank Thomas bought homes close to each other. After their retirement, they continued to work on projects together until Frank ...
Often animated female characters or young children