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Ted Sears (1900–1958)

As his writing partner, Winston Hibler, once put it, "Perhaps Ted's greatest talent was his own unique brand of humor. It was warm, gentle humor; there was never a barb in it. And his was the key, to Ted's whole personality. He was the kindest man I ever knew. He lived with laughter and without malice. He was generous in all things. His talents ... See full bio »

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Pinocchio Writer
Cinderella Writer
Peter Pan Writer


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  Peter Pan & Wendy (1953 film adaptation) (pre-production)
 2022 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937 film adaptation) (pre-production)
 2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (based on: characters from Disney's "Sleeping Beauty", story - uncredited)
 2014 Maleficent (based on the motion picture "Sleeping Beauty", screenplay by - uncredited)
 1987 DTV Monster Hits (TV Movie) (stories)
 1987 DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (TV Movie) (stories)
 1986 DTV Valentine (TV Movie)
 1984 DTV: Golden Oldies (Video)
 1984 DTV: Pop & Rock (Video)
 1984 DTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues (Video)
 1982 Disney's Halloween Treat (Video) (stories)
 1975 The Best of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures (Documentary) (narration)
  The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (writer - 9 episodes, 1954 - 1956) (cartoon story - 1 episode, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1955) (written by - 1 episode, 1954) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1954)
- Escape to Paradise/Water Birds (1960) ... (segment ": "Water Birds")
- Tricks of Our Trade (1957) ... (cartoon story)
- The Great Cat Family (1956) ... (writer)
- Antarctica: Past and Present (1956) ... (writer)
- Adventures of Mickey Mouse (1955) ... (story)
 1959 Sleeping Beauty (additional story)
 1956 Sardinia (Documentary short)
 1955 The African Lion (Documentary)
 1954 Siam (Documentary short)
 1954 The Vanishing Prairie (Documentary) (screenplay)
 1953 Ben and Me (Short) (story adaptation)
 1953 The Living Desert (Documentary) (screenplay)
 1953 The Alaskan Eskimo (Documentary short)
 1953 Peter Pan (story)
 1952 Water Birds (Documentary short) (screenplay)
 1952 The Olympic Elk (Documentary short) (script)
 1951 Nature's Half Acre (Documentary short) (script)
 1951 Alice in Wonderland (story)
 1950 Beaver Valley (Documentary short) (screenplay)
 1950 Cinderella (story)
 1949 The Wind in the Willows (Short) (story)
 1948 So Dear to My Heart (adaptation)
 1948 Melody Time (story)
 1947 Fun and Fancy Free (story)
 1944 The Three Caballeros (story)
 1942 Aquarela do Brasil (Short)
 1942 Saludos Amigos (Short) (story research)
 1941/I The Reluctant Dragon (screenplay)
 1940 Pinocchio (story adaptation)
 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (story adaptation)
 1936 Mother Pluto (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Elmer Elephant (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 Music Land (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 The Cookie Carnival (Short) (uncredited)
 1934 The Big Bad Wolf (Short) (uncredited)
 1933 The Pied Piper (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1933 Three Little Pigs (Short) (uncredited)
 1933 Birds in the Spring (Short) (uncredited)
 1932 Babes in the Woods (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1927 A Wild Roomer (Short)
 1927 Nothing Doing (Short)
 1927 The Vanishing Villain (Short)
 1927 Why Squirrels Leave Home (Short)
 1927 Gone Again (Short)
 1927 Many a Slip (Short)
 1926 Now You Tell One (Short)
 1926 Fatal Footsteps (Short)
 1926 He Done His Best (Short)
 1926 Egged On (Short)
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