Frank Thomas

Explore the remarkable journey of Frank Thomas, a baseball legend who dominated the game with his incredible skills. Discover the highlights of his career and relive the moments that made him an icon of the sport.
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Here is a gallery that spans a few decades in Frank Thomas' career. As you can see, Frank had no limitation as an animator, he was great at everything. Comedy, drama, evil, pathos, you name it. Even though he admitted to struggle with his draughtsmanship, the final results and its emotional impact were very much admired by other animators who had an easier time with drawing and design. Any of these drawings showcase an inner feeling for the character, animation from the inside out. Here are…

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Happy Thanksgiving to everybody! To post sketches from Disney's 1949 featurette "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" seems appropriate for today. Though the film's theme has more to do with Halloween, but turkey is being served in several scenes, so what the heck! Above are Frank Thomas' design drawings for the main character and his horse. That scary ride home from the party is some of Frank's best work. He told me once that he animated the sequence faster than anything else before that. I forgot…

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