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Jack Kinney (I) (1909–1992)

Jack Kinney was born on March 29, 1909 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as John Ryan Kinney. He was a director and producer, known for Dumbo (1941), Pinocchio (1940) and Make Mine Music (1946). He was married to Eva Jane Sinclair and Virginia Schulte. He died on February 9, 1992 in Glendale, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Dumbo Director
Pinocchio Director
Make Mine Music Director


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 2001 American Legends (Video) (segment "The Brave Engineer")
 1992 The Goofy World of Sports (Video short) (uncredited)
 1991 Lifestyles of the Rich and Animated (TV Movie) (segments "Lion Down", "Home Made Home", uncredited)
 1987 DTV Monster Hits (TV Movie) (original material)
 1987 DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (TV Movie) (original material)
 1986 DTV Valentine (TV Movie) (original material)
 1985 The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (Video short) (archive footage)
 1984 DTV: Golden Oldies (Video) (original material)
 1984 DTV: Pop & Rock (Video) (original material)
 1984 DTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues (Video) (original material)
 1982 Disney's Halloween Treat (Video) (original material)
 1980 Mickey Mouse Disco (Short)
  The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1955 - 1979) (segment director - 7 episodes, 1957 - 1964) (sequence director - 4 episodes, 1957 - 1967)
- Baseball Fever (1979)
- How the West Was Lost (1967) ... (sequence director)
- In Shape with Von Drake (1964) ... (segment director)
- A Square Peg in a Round Hole (1963) ... (segment director)
- Three Tall Tales (1963) ... (sequence director)
 1975 Walt Disney's Cartoon Carousel (original material)
 1973 Walt Disney's 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) (original material)
 1972 Superstar Goofy (original material)
 1965 Goofy's Freeway Troubles (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1965 Freewayphobia #1 (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1963 Krazy Kat (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Housewarming (1963)
 1961 Snuffy Smith and Barney Google (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Aquamania (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1960 Goliath II (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1957 The Truth About Mother Goose (Documentary short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1957 You and the Living Machine (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1956 A Cowboy Needs a Horse (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1956 I'm No Fool as a Pedestrian (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1956 Jack and Old Mac (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1956 Chips Ahoy (Short)
 1955/I Contrast in Rhythm (Short)
 1954 Social Lion (Short)
 1954 Casey Bats Again (Short)
 1954 Pigs Is Pigs (Short)
 1954 Two for the Record (Short)
 1954 The Lone Chipmunks (Short)
 1954 Donald's Diary (Short)
 1953 How to Sleep (Short)
 1953 Football Now and Then (Short)
 1953 How to Dance (Short)
 1953 Father's Week-end (Short)
 1953 For Whom the Bulls Toil (Short)
 1953 Father's Day Off (Short)
 1953 Peter Pan (uncredited)
 1952 How to Be a Detective (Short)
 1952 Two Weeks Vacation (Short)
 1952 Teachers Are People (Short)
 1952 Two Gun Goofy (Short)
 1952 Man's Best Friend (Short)
 1952 Hello Aloha (Short)
 1952 Father's Lion (Short)
 1951 No Smoking (Short)
 1951 Out of Scale (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1951 Fathers Are People (Short)
 1951 Get Rich Quick (Short)
 1951 Alice in Wonderland (uncredited)
 1951 Tomorrow We Diet! (Short)
 1951 Cold War (Short) (direction)
 1951 Home Made Home (Short)
 1951 Cold Storage (Short) (direction)
 1951 Lion Down (Short)
 1950 Hold That Pose (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1950 Motor Mania (Short)
 1950 The Brave Engineer (Short)
 1950 How to Ride a Horse (Short)
 1949 The Wind in the Willows (Short)
 1949 Goofy Gymnastics (Short)
 1949 Tennis Racquet (Short)
 1948 Pluto's Purchase (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1948 Bumble Boogie (Short)
 1948 Melody Time (cartoon director)
 1948 Bone Bandit (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1948 They're Off (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1947 Bongo (Short)
 1947 Fun and Fancy Free (animation director - uncredited)
 1946 Casey at the Bat (Short)
 1946 The Martins and the Coys (Short)
 1946 Double Dribble (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1946 The Story of Menstruation (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1946 All the Cats Join In (Short) (uncredited)
 1946 Two Silhouettes (Short)
 1946 Pluto's Kid Brother (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1945 Hockey Homicide (Short)
 1945 Duck Pimples (Short)
 1945 Californy er Bust (Short)
 1945 African Diary (Short)
 1945 Tiger Trouble (Short)
 1944 The Three Caballeros (sequence director)
 1944 How to Play Football (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 How to Play Golf (Short)
 1944 How to Be a Sailor (Short)
 1943 Figaro and Cleo (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Victory Vehicles (Short)
 1943 Victory Through Air Power (Documentary) (sequence director: animation)
 1943 El Gaucho Goofy (Short)
 1942 Der Fuehrer's Face (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 How to Fish (Short)
 1942 Pluto at the Zoo (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 How to Swim (Short)
 1942 The Olympic Champ (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 How to Play Baseball (Short)
 1942 Saludos Amigos (Short) (sequence director)
 1942 T-Bone for Two (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 The Army Mascot (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1942 All Together (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1941 The Art of Self Defense (Short)
 1941 The Art of Skiing (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 Dumbo (sequence director)
 1941 Baggage Buster (Short) (uncredited)
 1941/I The Reluctant Dragon (cartoon sequences, uncredited)
 1940 Goofy's Glider (Short)
 1940 Bone Trouble (Short) (uncredited)
 1940 Pinocchio (sequence director)
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Other Works:

Book, "Walt Disney and Assorted Other Characters : An Unauthorized Account of the Early Years at Disney's."


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