Milt Gray and I recorded this interview with Disney cartoon director Wilfred Jackson at his home on Balboa Island, California, on November 5, 1976. This Jackson interview was, I’ve been reminded as I’ve re-read the transcript, very much a follow-up interview, a supplement to the much longer and wider-ranging interview that Milt and I (and Bob Clampett) conducted in 1973. The 1976 interview is more of a nuts-and-bolts interview than the earlier one, concerned a little more with the day-to-day work of making cartoons, a little less with Walt Disney himself (although Walt is always present in some way), and not at all with chronology.


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