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Interview: Blaine Gibson
Disney animation starting in 1939
Blaine Gibson began his Disney career in animation in 1939, and worked on some of Disney’s early classic features, animated shorts and even military films during World War II. Eventually Blaine began sculpting for Disney, creating the pirates in Pirates of the Caribbean, ghosts in the Haunted Mansion, Abraham Lincoln for Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, all the president before Barrack Obama for Hall of Presidents in the Magic Kingdom, Mark Twain and others for the American Adventure in Epcot, and much more. Blaine also sculpted the Partners statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom.


Blaine Gibson (Interviewee), Frank Thomas (Subject), Ken Hultgren (Subject)


Fantasia (1940) (Fantasia), Pinocchio (1940) (Pinocchio), Animation (Animartion), Effects Animation (Practical effects), Pluto, Bambi (1942) (Bambi), World War II (World War 2, World War, WW2, WWII, WW II, WW 2)


Source type Website
Subject date 2007
Language en
Document type Interview
Media type text
Duration 00:26:52


Id 1932
Availability Free
Inserted 2015-11-30