Animation: Ferdinand the Bull (1938)

Ferdinand the Bull

I am catching up on my scanning duties here at Animation Resources, and today we digitized this 1938 storybook based on the Oscar winning Disney short subject, Ferdinand the Bull. This oversized book is very close to the look of the actual cartoon, and I wonder if perhaps Claude Coates might have been the one who painted it.

Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull
Ferdinand the Bull

Looks like some little fingers have gotten to that cover! Thanks to Archive Supporter, Jennifer Roth for sharing this with us.

Stephen Worth
Director
Animation Resources

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2 Responses to “Animation: Ferdinand the Bull (1938)”

  1. Steve says:

    What a great site guys! Thankyou!!!
    You brought a smile to my face looking through the awesome stuff.

  2. Steve says:

    Haven’t seen Ferdinand in years. What a treat.

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