Disney Family Album #8 - Eric Larson - Original Air Date January 1985

Disney Family Album: Eric Larson

Eric Larson was featured on the 8th episode of “The Disney Family Album” and originally aired on the Disney Channel in January of 1985.

Another of Walt’s Nine Old Men, Eric Larson spent 53 years at the Disney Studios.  From Snow White in 1937 to The Great Mouse Detective in 1986, retiring after its release.  Eric had his hand in just about every Disney animated creation between those.  Eric started a recruitment program in 1973 to bring a new generation of animators into the Disney Studio with many well known animators of today attending Larson’s training program.  Including: Brad Bird, Tim Burton, John Lasseter, Jerry Rees and Tad Stones among many others.

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