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Thor Putnam (1911–2001)

After graduating from Stanford University in 1932, Thor Putname studied art at the Chouinard Art Institute before beginning his career with Walt Disney Studios. He joined the Navy in 1942. While in the service he supervised the production of 37 Navy training films. After his discharge in 1946 he returned to Walt Disney Studios. See full bio »


(age 89)

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 1955-1958 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (layout artist - 6 episodes)
- Four Tales on a Mouse (1958) ... (layout artist)
- An Adventure in the Magic Kingdom (1958) ... (layout artist)
- Magic and Music (1958) ... (layout artist)
- The Liberty Story (1957) ... (layout artist)
- Our Friend the Atom (1957) ... (layout artist)
 1955 Lady and the Tramp (layouts)
 1954 The Lone Chipmunks (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Ben and Me (Short) (layout artist)
 1953 Peter Pan (layout artist)
 1952 The Little House (Short) (layout artist)
 1951 Alice in Wonderland (layout)
 1950 Cinderella (layout)
 1949 The Wind in the Willows (Short) (layout artist)
 1948 So Dear to My Heart (layout artist)
 1948 Melody Time (layout artist)
 1948 The Legend of Johnny Appleseed (Short) (layout artist)
 1942 Pluto at the Zoo (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1942 Donald's Garden (Short) (layout artist)
 1939 The Practical Pig (Short) (layout artist)
 1937 Woodland Café (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
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 1940 Fantasia (segment "Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria")
 1940 Pinocchio

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Member of Theta Chi Fraternity (Alpha Epsilon Chapter, Stanford University)

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