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Who was the original illustrator of Mister MaGoo and when?

Question #139937. Asked by endoverend.
Last updated May 02 2023.
Originally posted Apr 03 2015 2:13 AM.

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"Mr. Magoo's first appearance was in the theatrical short cartoon The Ragtime Bear (1949), scripted by Millard Kaufman. His creation was a collaborative effort; animation director John Hubley is said to have partly based the character on his uncle Harry Woodruff,[2] and W. C. Fields was another source of inspiration. In a legend circulating among medievalists, Harvard professor Francis P. Magoun is also said to have been the model for the character."

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr._Magoo

Apr 03 2015, 4:10 AM
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Don Duga is the storyboard artist behind many of the unforgettable images including commercials and is an industry veteran and has storyboarded such classics as Mr. Magoo and Underdog.

link https://archive.hudsonreporter.com/2003/12/01/he-drew-frosty-and-mr-magoo-legendary-animator-don-duga-to-display-works-in-hoboken/


Response last updated by gtho4 on May 02 2023.
Apr 03 2015, 12:06 PM
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