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Art Landy (born Arthur Charles Landmesser, May 18, 1904 – May 21, 1977) was an American animator who specialized in animation set decoration, working on over 150 animated features. After beginning his career in Disney Studio in the second half of the 1940s, he joined the Walter Lantz Studio in 1953 and worked there until the end of 1966. [1] At Disney, he mostly worked on the series of Pluto films, and on the 1953 animated feature film Peter Pan . At Lantz, he worked on numerous Woody Woodpecker shorts.

Walt Disney Pictures American film studio and a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios

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Pluto (Disney) animated dog in various Disney productions

Pluto, also called Pluto the Pup, is a cartoon dog created in 1930 at Walt Disney Productions. He is a yellow-orange color, medium-sized, short-haired dog with black ears. Unlike most Disney characters, Pluto is not anthropomorphic beyond some characteristics such as facial expression. He is Mickey Mouse's pet. Officially a mixed-breed dog, he made his debut as a bloodhound in the Mickey Mouse cartoon The Chain Gang. Together with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, and Goofy, Pluto is one of the "Sensational Six"—the biggest stars in the Disney universe. Though all six are non-human animals, Pluto alone is not dressed as a human.

<i>Peter Pan</i> (1953 film) 1953 American animated fantasy-adventure film

Peter Pan is a 1953 American animated fantasy adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie. It is the 14th Disney animated feature film and was originally released on February 5, 1953, by RKO Radio Pictures. Peter Pan is the final Disney animated feature released through RKO before Walt Disney's founding of his own distribution company, Buena Vista Distribution, later in 1953 after the film was released. Peter Pan is also the final Disney film in which all nine members of Disney's Nine Old Men worked together as directing animators. It is also the second Disney animated film starring Kathryn Beaumont, Heather Angel, and Bill Thompson after their roles in the animated feature Alice in Wonderland.

Landy was born in Newark, New Jersey, and died in Van Nuys, California.

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References

  1. Films and Filming, Volume 11, Issue 3, Page 37, 1965.