While some animators from the golden age of Hollywood studio cartoons have gained renown, few story men have been hailed for their achievements. Dick Kinney is a significant figure in this unsung fiel...
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|Wrote cartoons for Walter Lantz in the late 1950s|
|Wrote episodes for "Deputy Dawg" and "Hector Heathcoate", two Saturday morning cartoon TV series produced by Terrytoons in the early 1960s|
|Collaborated with his brother, Disney cartoon short director Jack Kinney, on sports cartoons starring Goofy throughout the 1940s|
|Joined the Walt Disney Studio as a sketch artist in the late 1930s|
|Worked on story for "1001 Arabian Nights" UPA's cartoon feature starring Mr. Magoo and directed by Jack Kinney|
|Moved to the Disney story department|
He later worked on UPA's Mr. Magoo cartoons. After a short stint at Walter Lantz Productions (home of Woody Woodpecker), Kinney freelanced on early Saturday morning television cartoons. He also contributed to the Mr. Magoo comic strip and Walt Disney comic books.
|Jack Kinney||Brother||born on March 29, 1909; died on February 9, 1992; often collaborated with his brother|
|A useful reference source for information about the Kinneys is Leonard Maltin's "Of Mice and Magic" (New American Library: 1980). Additional information can probably be found in Jack Kinney's autobiography, "Walt Disney and Assorted Other Characters" (1988).|
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