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)
Walt Disney's Bambi: The Story and the Film (1990)
3 Biographical Movies |
2 Interviews |
4 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Oliver M. Johnston Jr. | Oliver M. Johnston | Oliver Johnston
Did You Know?
(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 and fellow Disney "Old Man" Frank Thomas met as art students at Stanford University in the 1930s. They were hired by Disney for $17 a week when he was expanding his studio for feature-length films. Both worked on the first full-length film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937).
Often animated female characters or young children