Saturday, July 28, 2007

Daily Figment 24

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When Dick Huemer suggested that they hire Stravinsky to write something, Walt countered, "Those guys don't work that way," though he was so confident of his efforts that he told Huemer he could foresee the time when composers would write for animation as they wrote for the stage.

p. 310, Neal Gabler, Walt Disney: the Triumph of the American Imagination.

[Dick Uemer was an animator at the Walt Disney Studios. Walt was in the planning and production stages for The Concert Feature, which would evolve into Fantasia.]

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