Monday, January 12, 2009

Some Animation History for YA!

Hehehehe wow I think I would have laughed my ass off if I applied to Disney in the 40's and got this letter, then I would have beaten up some men!


Blogger Charles Wilson said...

Um... Wow!! Can you imagine the bad press and lawsuits Disney would get for sending someone a letter like that in today's day and age? 8o

That letter is really valuable Jessica. I hope you hang onto it for when you decide to write a 'women in animation' book!

7:41 AM  
Blogger Marlo said...

check out the "secret lives special" on walt disney on youtube, I think there are 6 parts. Disney is a racist, sexist freak.

9:12 AM  
Blogger Charles Wilson said...

Hrm. So that joke about Disney making a film called "Nazi supermen are our friends" has some credibility? *wink*


9:27 AM  
Blogger Jessica said...

hahah really Ill checker out for sure!!

4:13 PM  
Blogger Joseph said...

Thanks for that piece of history. how far we've come since then...

1:50 AM  
Blogger Mokuu said...

Thank god that old mentality died.

6:16 AM  
Blogger MB Thomas said...

"In order to apply for a position as Inker or Painter, it is necessary that one appear at the studio, and bring samples of pen, ink and water color work."

Unless you have a penis, you ain't in.

2:17 PM  
Blogger Adele K. Thomas said...

oh yeah, I got given a photocopy of this letter at my first job by one of the artists...when I finished the letter my jaw was on the ground :D

5:21 PM  

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