Wolfgang Reitherman Overview:

Director, Wolfgang Reitherman, was born on Jun 26, 1909 in Munich, Germany. Reitherman died at the age of 75 on May 22, 1985 in Burbank, CA .



On July 19, 1989, Reitherman received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

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Goliath II (1960, )

on Apr 24, 2012 From The Stop Button

Instead of padding Goliath II out to an exhausting fifteen minutes, director Reitherman and writer Bill Peet should have concentrated on making it a good seven minute cartoon. Worse, there are animation problems every few frames in Goliath, like whoever photographed the cells didn’t know how t... Read full article


By Grayson on Sep 2, 2011 From 50 Most Influential Disney Animators

Many people firmly believe that subtlety and strong key poses are essential to great animation. They look to find strong emotions in their characters and show these feelings through small, subtle gestures and expressions. However some other animators feel that animation is intended to be more creati... Read full article

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Was part of the inner circle of Disney animators, known as the "nine old men".

Retired from Walt Disney Productions in 1981.

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