United States, 1942

A pencil sketch of the beloved Disney character Bambi, a small, bright-eyed deer who is leaning down to touch noses with a skunk emerging from a field of flowers. The image is taped to a sheet of paper by yellowing masking tape at the corners.
Story sketch by Disney studio artist

Acknowledged by generations of moviegoers as one of the greatest Walt Disney Animation Studios classics ever produced, this extraordinary movie miracle is most fondly remembered as Walt Disney’s favourite picture. The simple, heartwarming story of the newborn ‘prince of the forest’ reflects the universal joy in us all as we discover the wonders of life and the beauty of nature. Each new revelation, along with bashful Flower and fun-loving Thumper, elevate this beloved classic to the status of timeless masterpiece, which was nominated for five Academy Awards.

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David D. Hand


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