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Whistle While Iwerks

Most self-respecting Americans would recognize that mouse and that Disney mustache anywhere. But today we celebrate the man on the right, Ubbe Eert “Ub” Iwerks, aka Walt Disney’s oldest and dearest friend. Ub was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1901. His father, … Continue reading

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Eyvind Earle

Artist, author, illustrator. Someone with a marvelously alliterative name. Born April 26, 1916 in New York City to wealth and privilege. His father, Ferdinand Earle, a movie producer, moved the family to Hollywood in 1918. Eyvind’s mom, Charlotte Herman—concert pianist, … Continue reading

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