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The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney's Great Animators by Andreas Deja

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Ward Kimball

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Early in 1937, Ward Kimball was not happy about working for Walt Disney. As a matter of fact he was seriously thinking about quitting the studio. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was in the final phase of production, and every artist involved with the film was working enthusiastically and long hours to meet deadlines. Yet Kimball could not share the crew’s sentiment, he was brooding. Practically all of his animation had just been cut out of the movie.

He was told that his sequence involving the seven dwarfs eating soup proved irrelevant ...

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