Saturday, December 31, 2016

Tyrus Wong, artist whose paintings inspired Disney's 'Bambi' and other films, dies at 106

LOS ANGELES—In the late 1930s, when few doors were open to the son of a poor Chinese immigrant, Tyrus Wong landed a job at Walt Disney's studio as a lowly "in-betweener," whose artwork filled the gaps between the animator's key drawings. But he arrived at an opportune moment. Disney's animators were struggling to bring "Bambi" to…

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