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A Historical Overview from Roy P. Disney
Roy Disney, grandson of Roy O. Disney and grand nephew of Walt Disney, wrote the above to a colleague to explain the part Ron Stark, Director of S/R Laboratories Animation Art Conservation Center, plays in the history of the Walt Disney Studio..
A BRIEF HISTORY In 1872, the Celluloid Manufacturing Company opened in Newark, New Jersey, where the first man-made plastic, called Celluloid, was commercially produced. The revolutionary product made the movies possible in so many ways. And it gave us animation cels. It Was Wonder Stuff Being a marvelously moldable substance, Celluloid was used to create […]
Disney, unlike other studios, made their own animation paint until 1985, when The Black Cauldron was released as the last film to be made with the original Disney animation paint. Why the change? Because Disney attempted to make the switch to newer acrylic-based paint colors, only to discover it would require an entire refitting of […]