Tuesday, May 1, 2012

They Made the Magic: Fred Spencer

Fred Spencer was born May 1, 1904.  He joined Disney in 1931 and worked on Mickey Mouse shorts, eventually working on a Mickey Mouse Comic.  In 1934 Spencer focused on Donald and a year later complied an analysis of Donald to be used for other animators including model sheets and notes about personalty.  
Spencer worked on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, notably animating the scene of Dopey trying to catch the soap.  
He worked on several other shorts but Spencer died November 11 1938 in a car accident.

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