From the WDFM Archives: Conversation with the Wonderful Women of Walt Disney Animation
Manage episode 312289919 series 3232422
First aired: March 5, 2014
In celebration of Women's History Month, the museum is celebrating with the opening of our special exhibition MAGIC, COLOR, FLAIR: the world of Mary Blair. We talked with remarkable women that worked alongside Walt Disney: Kathryn Beaumont, Ginny Mack, and Alice Davis. (03:03) Kathryn Beaumont started as a voice actor at The Walt Disney Studios as Alice in Alice in Wonderland (1951) and then provided the voice of Wendy in Peter Pan (1953). (22:21) Ginny Mack was one of the original ink and painters for The Walt Disney Company but was also a face model for everyone's favorite pixie, Tinker Bell. (38:30) Alice Davis was a costumer for Walt Disney Imagineering, dressing the children of the world in it's a small world and the swashbuckling pirates in Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland.