Frank Thomas (animator) facts for kids
Thomas in 1974
|Died||September 8, 2004
Franklin "Frank" Thomas (September 5, 1912 – September 8, 2004) was an American movie animator. He was one of Disney's Nine Old Men. He worked on many Disney movies until he retired in 1978. Later on, he wrote the animation book The Illusion of Life with good friend and fellow animator Ollie Johnston. Animator Chuck Jones once said that Thomas was the "Laurence Olivier of all animators."
Books (all with Johnston)
- The Illusion Of Life
- Too Funny For Words: Disney's Greatest Sight Gags
- The Disney Villain (ISBN 1-56282-792-8)
- Bambi: The Story and the Film, along with a flip book
Images for kids
Frank Thomas (center) with best friend Ollie Johnston and their wives in 1985
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