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Floyd Norman: An Animated Life (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 26 August 2016 (USA)
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Animator. Storyman. Troublemaker. At 80 years old, see how Disney Legend Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator at Disney, continues to impact animation and stir up "trouble" after the company forced him to retire at age 65.

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Michael Fiore (co-director), Erik Sharkey (co-director)
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Credited cast:
Cosmo Anzilotti Cosmo Anzilotti ... Himself
Jane Baer Jane Baer ... Herself
Dave Bossert Dave Bossert ... Himself (as David Bossert)
Suzanne Bothke Suzanne Bothke ... Herself
Adrienne Brown-Norman Adrienne Brown-Norman ... Herself
Alice Davis ... Herself
Dean DeBlois ... Himself
Liane Abel Dietz Liane Abel Dietz ... Herself
Paul Dini
Joe Ferrara II Joe Ferrara II ... Himself
Brent Ford Brent Ford ... Himself
Whoopi Goldberg ... Herself
Ralph Guggenheim ... Himself
Don Hahn ... Himself
Kirk Hanson Kirk Hanson ... Himself
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Animator. Storyman. Troublemaker. At 80 years old, see how Disney Legend Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator at Disney, continues to impact animation and stir up "trouble" after the company forced him to retire at age 65.

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Animator. Storyman. Troublemaker.


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English

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26 August 2016 (USA) See more »

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Floyd Norman: Una vita nell'animazione See more »

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Michael Fiore Films See more »
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I WISH THIS FLOYD WAS MY UNCLE...!
5 July 2018 | by masonfiskSee all my reviews

A wonderful doc on the life of Floyd Norman, a lifelong Disney animator who didn't let color or circumstances impede the love of his life; his job. For those fearing entering the hinter years of old age, Floyd's life is a model for those of us who truly love what they do & hope to do it till the day they die.


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