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The two old men in The Incredibles (2004) are Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, cameos of the final two living members of Walt's 9 Old Men
Walt's 9 Old Men These were Walt Disney's leading animators that worked on every major project. They helped pioneer animation techniques and coined the important "12 Principles of Animation".

They were:
Les Clark, Marc Davis, Ollie Johnston, Milt Kahl, Ward Kimball, Eric Larson, John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, and Frank Thomas
of animators.

"...There's no school like the old-school!"
Fact
Mickey Mouse has officially appeared dead only once, in the 1994 video game, Mickey Mania.
Fact
The Academy gave Snow White (1937) an honorary award that had seven miniature Oscars for the film's innovation.

"...recognized as a significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment field for the motion picture cartoon."
Fact
Seth MacFarlene (Family Guy) was booked to be on American Airlines Flight 11, which was the first plane to hit the World Trade Center on 9/11.

He was late to the airport that morning and missed the flight due to a scheduling error.
Fact
The Simpsons is the longest running animated television series to date.

The children's PBS show Arthur is at a close second.


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A Bite-sized Look at Disney's The Great Mouse Detective
A brief glimpse into the making of The Great Mouse Detective (1986).

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Tex Avery: The King of Cartoons Documentary
A great documentary about the animation legend, Tex Avery.

Includes interviews with people that knew and worked with him through the years, including Chuck Jones.

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