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Disney’s Magic Makers: Milt Kahl


Welcome back to the Disney’s Magic Makers Series here at Netcot. This time, we’ll focus on Milt Kahl, the eighth of Disney’s Nine Old Men… Milt Kahl was born on March 22, 1909, in San Francisco, California. He dropped out of high school to pursue his dream of becoming an illustrator for a magazine or […]

This Week in Disney History (December 28-January 3)


1865: Actor Otis Harlan (Happy in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs) is born in Zanesville, Ohio. 1890: Walt Disney’s older brother (the second born to Flora and Elias Disney), Raymond Arnold Disney, is born in Chicago, Illinois. 1898: Animator, and Disney Legend, Dick Huemer (The Wise Little Hen, The Reluctant Dragon, Peter and the Wolf, Dumbo, Fantasia, Alice […]