Wolfgang Reitherman (1909–1985)

Animation Department | Director | Producer

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  • Wolfgang Reitherman in From Walt's Table: A Tribute to Disney's Nine Old Men (2005)
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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

Before joining Disney in 1934, he was employed as a draftsman by Douglas Aircraft.


Quotes

[on his approach to animating fight scenes] There's that moment where the two adversaries face each other and hopefully you didn't know what was going to happen.


Trademark

Known for "re-using" animation from older films and placing them in newer films (for example animation of Snow White dancing with the Dwarfs in Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937) was reused for animation of Maid Marion dancing with Otto the ...


Nickname

Woolie


Star Sign

Cancer

Personal Details

Born


Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Died

(age 75)
Burbank, California, USA


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