Sunday, May 15, 2011

Animation Fun Facts for Sunday May 15th.

L. Frank Baum born, creator of the Oz stories

Joe Grant born, Walt Disney character designer and story artist

1703 Charles Perrault died. Former state minister under French King Louis XIV. After retiring Perrault wrote stories under the name Mother Goose. His stories include Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty.

1928- Walt Disney's short Plane Crazy premiered, a still silent Mickey & Minnie Mouse cartoon short. Mickey tries to emulate hero aviator Charles Lindbergh.

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