Dick Huemer

Crew | * 01/02/1898 († 81, 11/30/1979) | New York City - New York - USA
Dick Huemer (January 2, 1898 in New York City, New York – November 30, 1979 in Burbank, California) was an American animator in the Golden Age of Animation. ()

While as an artist-illustrator living in The Bronx, New York, Huemer first began his career in animation at the Raoul Barré cartoon studio in 1916. He joined the Fleischer Studio in 1923 where he developed the Koko the Clown character. Later he moved to Hollywood and worked as an animator and director for the Charles Mintz studio. He subsequently moved to the Disney Studio, where he remained for the duration of his career, except for a 3-year hiatus from 1948-51 when he pioneered animated TV commercials and created the The Adventures of Buck O'Rue comic strip.[1] Some of Huemer's most creative work was done in partnership with Joe Grant; examples include Fantasia (story director), Dumbo (screenplay), and several propaganda films to advance the U.S. war effort during World War II. Atypically, Huemer and Grant submitted Dumbo to Walt Disney not as a completed storyboard, but as a series of storyboard "chapters," each ending in a cliffhanger. This was intended to pique Disney's enthusiasm for the project, and it worked. Dick was at the Disney organization from April 16, 1933 to February 28, 1973.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Kids & Family | Comedies

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Movies with Dick Huemer as Crew(62)

Directing/Director2003 Everybody Loves Goofy
Writing/Story1957 The Story of Anyburg U.S.A.
Writing/Story1953 Melody
Writing/Story1951 Alice in Wonderland
Writing/Writer1946 Peter and the Wolf
Writing/Story1946 Make Mine Music
Writing/Writer1943 Der Fuehrer's Face
Writing/Writer1943 Reason and Emotion
Writing/Story1942 The New Spirit
Writing/Writer1942 Pedro
Writing/Screenplay1941 Dumbo
Writing/Story1940 Fantasia
Directing/Director1939 Goofy and Wilbur
Directing/Assistant Director1938 Moth and the Flame
Directing/Director1938 The Whalers
Visual Effects/Animation1938 Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Visual Effects/Animation1937 Lonesome Ghosts
Visual Effects/Animation1937 Don Donald
Visual Effects/Animation1937 Little Hiawatha
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Mickey's Polo Team
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Mickey's Elephant
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Toby Tortoise Returns
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Mickey's Rival
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Alpine Climbers
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Broken Toys
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Music Land
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Water Babies
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Mickey's Garden
Visual Effects/Animation1935 The Band Concert
Visual Effects/Animation1935 The Tortoise and the Hare
Visual Effects/Animation1934 The Goddess of Spring
Visual Effects/Animation1934 The China Shop
Visual Effects/Animation1934 The Grasshopper and the Ants
Visual Effects/Animation1934 Peculiar Penguins
Visual Effects/Animation1934 The Wise Little Hen
Visual Effects/Animation1933 The Night Before Christmas
Visual Effects/Animation1933 The Pied Piper
Directing/Director1933 The World's Affair
Directing/Director1933 Technocracket
Visual Effects/Animation1933 Lullaby Land
Directing/Director1933 The Match Kid
Directing/Director1933 Sandman Tails
Directing/Director1933 Beer Parade
Visual Effects/Animation1933 Puppy Love
Directing/Director1932 Black Sheep
Directing/Director1932 The Bad Genius
Directing/Director1932 Flop House
Directing/Director1932 Battle of the Barn
Directing/Director1932 Camping Out
Directing/Director1932 Minding The Baby
Directing/Director1931 Showing Off
Directing/Director1931 The Little Pest
Writing/Story1931 The Little Pest
Directing/Director1931 Halloween
Directing/Director1931 Toby the Milkman
Directing/Director1931 Yelp Wanted
Directing/Director1931 Sunday Clothes
Directing/Director1931 Circus Time
Writing/Writer1931 Circus Time
Directing/Director1930 Toby the Showman
Directing/Director1930 The Museum

Additional Information

Full Name: Richard Huemer
Born: 01/02 1898 (January) in New York City
Died: Friday, 11/30 1979 (November) in Burbank (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Educated at: Art Students League of New York
Employer: The Walt Disney Studios, Barré Studio, Fleischer Studios, The Walt Disney Studios
Other names for Dick Huemer (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dick Heumer"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:14294, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 05/16/2019