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Jack Bruner
Dave Smith
Dave Smith interviewed assistant director and writer Jack Bruner in 1972. He took the following notes. Jack Bruner first came to work at the Disney Studio on August 2, 1937. He had been to high school with Riley Thomson, a Disney artist, in Glendale, and was selling tires when Thomson persuaded him that he should get a job at the studio. To start with, Jack was given charge of the Traffic Department, taking over from Larry Lansburgh. In those days, Traffic was a much better stepping- stone to higher positions than it is today. Being older than most of the kids coming in (he was 29), he was put in charge. Within two to three months, he was promoted to assistant director in Ham Luske’s unit on Pinocchio. But, being the fourth assistant director, he was very down on the totem pole. [...]


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Source type Book Series
Volume 17 Chapter: 14
Subject date 1972
Language en
Document type Interview
Media type text
Page count 2
Pages pp. 141-142


Id 2045
Availability Purchasable
Inserted 2015-12-23