Morris “Moe” Gollub was a mid-Westerner with a gift for drawing. In 1937 he submitted artwork to Walt Disney Productions, was accepted for employment, and boarded a train for Los Angeles. For the next four years he studied and designed for Walt Disney Productions, leaving the company and a promising Disney career when he became a leader of the 1941 strike. Many years later, Gollub would teach at CalArts along with many of his former Disney colleagues.

In this interview conducted by Steve Hulett and transcribed by James D. Marks, The Simpsons director Mark Kirkland reminisces about his mentor. […]

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