John David Wilson
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|John David Wilson|
August 7, 1919 |
Early years 
World War II 
During World War II, Wilson served with the London Rifle Brigade. He was badly wounded in the African Campaign in 1941; while recuperating in Cairo he spent time drawing cartoons. Some of these were brought to the attention of a printer in Durban who offered him a job; due to the seriousness of his injury he was discharged from the army and accepted the job.
- Peter Pan" (film) (1952)
- Lady and the Tramp" (film) (1952)
- Journey to the Stars" (film) (shown at The 1962 "Seattle World's Fair") (1952)
- Shinbone Alley" (film) (1970)
- Grease" (film) (1978)
- Mr. Magoo (TV series) (1953)
- Petrushka (ballet) (segment on Sol Hurok Music Hour) (1956)
- The Sonny and Cher Show (TV series) (1970-73)
- The Carol Burnett Show (TV series) (1972-76)
- COS w/Bill Cosby (TV series) (1974)
- Stanley, the Ugly Duckling (TV show) (1982)
- Peter Pan and the Pirates (TV show) (1989)
- Space Cats (TV show) (1991)
- The Specialists / MTV (TV show) (1992)
- Madeline (TV show) (1994)
- Gerald McBoing-Boing" (Academy Award)"
- Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom" (Academy Award)"
- Shinbone Alley" (Golden Phoenix)"
- Madeline" (ACE Award)"
- Tara, the Stonecutter" (New York Golden Eagle, London Film Festival Award, Edinburgh Film Festival Award)"
Notable mentions 
- Considered the father of the conceptual music video
- Innovated the use of caricatures of voice talent
- "The Fine Arts Films Story". Fine Arts Films, Inc. Retrieved 2007-10-06.
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