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Maurice Noble (1910–2001)

American layout designer Maurice Noble was proudly old-school, a self-proclaimed champion of the 'golden years' of animation. Working in the industry for more than six decades, he reached the peak of his profession with Disney and Warner Brothers and openly rejected the stylised approach to cartoons (spearheaded by UPA) which came into vogue ... See full bio »

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Known For

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Animation Department
Dumbo Animation Department
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour Animation Department
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters Animation Department


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 2001 Timber Wolf (Video) (color)
 1997 Father of the Bird (Short) (color consultant)
 1997 From Hare to Eternity (Short) (color consultant)
 1997 Pullet Surprise (Short) (color consultant)
 1995 That's Warner Bros.! (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1992 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series) (layout artist - 1 episode)
- What's Opera, Doc?/Hyde and Go Tweet/Duck Amuck/One Froggy Evening/Bewitched Bunny/Whoa Be-Gone!/Who Scent You? (1992) ... (layout artist: classic cartoons - segments "What's Opera, Doc?", "Duck Amuck", "Bewitched Bunny", "Whoa, Be-Gone!", "Who Scent You?")
  Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (color stylist - 1 episode, 1991) (layout artist - 1 episode, 1991) (key background designer - 1 episode, 1991) (model designer - 1 episode, 1991)
- The Acme Home Shopping Show (1991) ... (color stylist) / (layout artist)
- The Return of the Acme Acres Zone (1991) ... (key background designer) / (model designer)
 1990 Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1988 Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (layout artist - segments "Claws for Alarm", "Punch Trunk")
 1985 The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1983 Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (layout artist: classic cartoons)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (layout artist: classic cartoons)
 1980 Daffy Duck's Thanks-for-Giving Special (TV Short) (layout artist: classic cartoons)
 1979 Bugs Bunny's Thanksgiving Diet (TV Short) (layout artist: classic cartoons)
 1979 The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie (layout artist)
 1979 Bugs Bunny's Valentine (TV Short) (layout artist)
 1978 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (TV Series) (layout artist - 1978)
 1977 Bugs Bunny's Howl-oween Special (TV Short) (layout artist: classic cartoons)
 1960-1971 The Bugs Bunny Show (TV Series) (layout artist - 4 episodes)
- A Fractured Leghorn/High Note/Hot Cross Bunny (1971) ... (layout artist)
- The Honeymousers (1962) ... (layout artist)
- Do or Diet (1962) ... (layout artist)
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... (layout artist)
 1968 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1967-1968 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series) (animation staff - 25 episodes)
- Tarzan the Ape Man (1968) ... (animation staff)
- Wild World (1968) ... (animation staff)
- Cinderella's Glass Slipper: Part 2 (1968) ... (animation staff)
- Cinderella's Glass Slipper: Part 1 (1968) ... (animation staff)
- Alexander the Great (1968) ... (animation staff)
 1966 The Road Runner Show (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1965 Roadrunner a Go-Go (Short) (layout artist)
 1965 Zip Zip Hooray! (Short) (layout artist)
 1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet (animation production designer: special piscatorial effects)
 1963 Woolen Under Where (Short) (layout artist)
 1962 About Time (TV Movie) (layout artist)
 1961 A Scent of the Matterhorn (Short) (layout artist - as M. Maurice Nobelle)
 1961 Lickety-Splat (Short) (layout artist)
 1961 The Mouse on 57th Street (Short) (layout artist)
 1961 Zip 'N Snort (Short) (layout artist)
 1960 High Note (Short) (layout artist)
 1960 Hopalong Casualty (Short) (layout artist)
 1960 Ready, Woolen and Able (Short) (layout artist)
 1960 Who Scent You? (Short) (layout artist)
 1959 Baton Bunny (Short) (layout artist)
 1958 Cat Feud (Short) (layout artist)
 1958 Hip Hip-Hurry! (Short) (layout artist)
 1958 Gateways to the Mind (TV Movie documentary) (animation designer)
 1958 To Itch His Own (Short) (layout artist)
 1958 Whoa, Be-Gone! (Short) (layout artist)
 1958 Hare-Way to the Stars (Short) (layout artist)
 1958 Robin Hood Daffy (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 Drafty, Isn't It? (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 Touché and Go (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 Zoom and Bored (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 What's Opera, Doc? (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 Steal Wool (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 Boyhood Daze (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 Go Fly a Kit (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 Ali Baba Bunny (Short) (layout artist)
 1957 Scrambled Aches (Short) (layout artist)
 1956 To Hare Is Human (Short) (layouts)
 1956 Deduce, You Say (Short) (layout artist)
 1956 90 Day Wondering (Short) (layout artist)
 1955 Two Scent's Worth (Short) (layout artist)
 1955 Ready.. Set.. Zoom! (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 Lumber Jack-Rabbit (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 Sheep Ahoy (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 My Little Duckaroo (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 Stop! Look! And Hasten! (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 Bewitched Bunny (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 Claws for Alarm (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 The Cats Bah (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 No Barking (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 Feline Frame-Up (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 From A to Z-Z-Z-Z (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Punch Trunk (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Duck! Rabbit, Duck! (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Zipping Along (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Bully for Bugs (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Wild Over You (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Much Ado About Nutting (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Duck Amuck (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Kiss Me Cat (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Forward March Hare (Short) (layout artist)
 1952 Rabbit Seasoning (Short) (layout artist)
 1945 It's Murder She Says... (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1945 The Good Egg (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1944 Gas (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1944 A Lecture on Camouflage (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1944 Private Snafu vs. Malaria Mike (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1941 Dumbo (character designer)
 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (backgrounds)
 1936 Mother Pluto (Short) (background artist - uncredited)
 1936 Elmer Elephant (Short) (background artist - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

M. Maurice Nobelle | Maurice J. Noble

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