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Sleeping Beauty Animation Department
Dumbo Art Director
One Hundred and One Dalmatians Animation Department
Fantasia Art Director


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 1990 Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1986 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series) (layout artist - 1986)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's Mad World of Television (TV Movie) (layout artist: classic cartoons)
 1980 The Bugs Bunny Mystery Special (TV Short) (layout artist: classic cartoons - as Ernest Nordli)
 1977 Bugs Bunny's Howl-oween Special (TV Short) (layout artist: classic cartoons)
 1968 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1967 Shutter Bugged Cat (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1966 The Road Runner Show (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1966 Matinee Mouse (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1965 Highway Runnery (Short) (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1965 Just Plane Beep (Short) (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1965 Boulder Wham! (Short) (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1965 Tired and Feathered (Short) (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1965 Run, Run, Sweet Road Runner (Short) (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1965 Jonny Quest (TV Series) (layout artist - 1 episode)
- Monster in the Monastery (1965) ... (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1965 Bad Day at Cat Rock (Short) (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1956-1962 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (layout artist - 3 episodes)
- Man Is His Own Worst Enemy (1962) ... (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
- More About the Silly Symphonies (1957) ... (layout artist)
- The Great Cat Family (1956) ... (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1961 The Yogi Bear Show (TV Series) (layout artist - 3 episodes)
- Threadbare Bear/Footlight Fright/Full Course Meal (1961) ... (layout artist - segment "Threadbare Bear", as Ernest Nordli)
- Batty Bear/Tail Wag Snag/Dog Pounded (1961) ... (layout artist - segment "Batty Bear", as Ernest Nordli)
- A Wooin' Bruin/Spring Hits a Snag/Duck Seasoning (1961) ... (layout artist - segment "A Wooin' Bruin", as Ernest Nordli)
 1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians (layout stylist - as Erni Nordli)
 1959 How to Have an Accident at Work (Short) (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1959 Sleeping Beauty (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1957 The Story of Anyburg U.S.A. (Short) (layout artist)
 1956 Rocket-bye Baby (Short) (layout artist)
 1956 How to Have an Accident in the Home (Short) (layout artist - as Erni Nordli)
 1956 Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z (Short) (layout artist)
 1956 Heaven Scent (Short) (layout artist)
 1956 Rocket Squad (Short) (layout artist)
 1956 Broom-Stick Bunny (Short) (layout artist)
 1955 Knight-Mare Hare (Short) (layout artist)
 1955 Rabbit Rampage (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1955 A Hitch in Time (Short) (layout artist)
 1954 Baby Buggy Bunny (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1950 Destination Moon (layout artist - uncredited)
 1948 Daddy Duck (Short) (layout artist)
 1947 Donald's Dilemma (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1947 Sleepy Time Donald (Short) (background artist) / (layout artist)
 1946 Dumb Bell of the Yukon (Short) (background artist - as Ernest Nordli) / (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1946 Wet Paint (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1946 Donald's Double Trouble (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1945 Old Sequoia (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1945 Cured Duck (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1945 Donald's Crime (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1945 The Clock Watcher (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1944 The Plastics Inventor (Short) (layout artist - as Ernest Nordli)
 1944 Contrary Condor (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1941 Pluto's Playmate (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1940 The Riveter (Short) (layout artist)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ernest Nordli | Erni Nordli

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Swedish-American animation background and layout artist, as well as production designer, trained at the Santa Barbara School of the Arts. He did his best work for Chuck Jones at Warner Brothers, where he was at times noted for his modernist, UPA-lookalike, stylised backgrounds (as in "Broom-Stick Bunny",1956). Nordlii began in the business animating Donald Duck cartoons for Disney in 1936 and ... See more »

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