A Dragon on the Hill Road (Near Fine)


 

$30.00

In stock

41410
+

Description

Written and illustrated in 1958 by two veteran Disney animation artists, a narrative poem in which Lancelot, by the magic of Merlin's horn Oliphant, is transported to 20th century Tennessee.

Written by Dick Huemer and illustrated by Walt Peregoy. Likely self-published by Huemer.

Dick Huemer (1898-1979) was a director, writer, and animator for Disney from 1933 to 1973.

Huemer joined the Fleischer Studio in 1923 where he developed the Koko the Clown character. Later he 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. Huemer's credits include Fantasia (story director) and Dumbo (screenplay).

Walt Peregoy (1925-2015) was a color stylist and background artist for Walt Disney Productions during the years 1951-1964 and 1974-1983. He was inducted into the Disney Legends roster in 2008.

Peregoy was lead background painter on Sleeping Beauty (1959) and color stylist and background artist on One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) and The Sword in the Stone (1963).

Features

Walt Peregoy
Richard Huemer

Condition & Attributes

Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (small closed tear along the top edge otherwise only light wear)

Creators

Walt
Peregoy
Richard
Huemer

Publishing Information

North Hollywood
Valley Village Press
1958
1st

Physical Description

8.75 inches
6.25 inches
80 pages
8 full-page and 2 smaller black & white illustrations
Hardcover
cloth
English