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Legend Lost

Frank Thomas, one of Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men and a legend of animation has passed on. was notified by the family that Thomas died last night.

The Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Bambi, Thumper, Captain Hook, The Queen of Hearts, Flora, Fauna, Merriweather, Ichabod, Stepmother, Pongo, Perdita, Tramp, Lady, Jock, Mad Madam Mim, Baloo, King Louie, Kaa, Duchess, O’Malley, Bernard, Bianca, Pooh, Piglet and many other beloved Disney characters owe their illusion of life to directing animator Frank Thomas.

If you want to know more about Frank Thomas life and work visit the Frank and Ollie webpage. Much more later on the loss of this Disney Legend, I’m sure.

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