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May 10, 2005 | Charles Solomon, Special to The Times
Joe Grant, one of Walt Disney's most talented artists and story men, whose career ran from the cartoon "Mickey's Gala Premiere" (1933) to the Oscar-nominated short "Lorenzo" (2004), died Friday at his home in Glendale from a heart attack while at his drawing table. He was 96. Grant, who was working at the Disney studio the day before his death, was not an animator but a story man -- an artist who helped develop the plot and dialogue of an animated film -- and a designer.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 2005 | Charles Solomon, Special to The Times
Joe Grant, one of Walt Disney's most talented artists and story men, whose career ran from the cartoon "Mickey's Gala Premiere" (1933) to the Oscar-nominated short "Lorenzo" (2004), died Friday at his home in Glendale from a heart attack while at his drawing table. He was 96. Grant, who was working at the Disney studio the day before his death, was not an animator but a story man -- an artist who helped develop the plot and dialogue of an animated film -- and a designer.
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January 19, 1995 | DAVID SEIDMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Joe Grant made classics. He developed the characters and stories for Walt Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," "Pinocchio," "Dumbo," "Fantasia" and other legendary films. Then he vanished. For decades. After nearly 40 years out of the film business, he came back. He's worked on "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin," "The Lion King" and "Pocahontas" (due out in June). At age 86, he's the only person to make both the oldest and newest Disney features.
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January 19, 1995 | DAVID SEIDMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Joe Grant made classics. He developed the characters and stories for Walt Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," "Pinocchio," "Dumbo," "Fantasia" and other legendary films. Then he vanished. For decades. After nearly 40 years out of the film business, he came back. He's worked on "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin," "The Lion King" and "Pocahontas" (due out in June). At age 86, he's the only person to make both the oldest and newest Disney features.
NEWS
August 23, 1987
I can't believe a tree was cut down in order to provide the paper for printing the articles on harmonic convergence--what a waste ! JOE GRANT Pasadena
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1992
In response to Column One, "Stealth Wealth in Vogue," April 22: With all the truly significant problems your readers must confront, I can't believe The Times would waste precious space on the lifestyle dilemmas of a bunch of self-absorbed "yups." What--issues like "all these homeless people" and AIDS have just now crept up, and made them realize their values are totally screwed up? What a bunch of horse poop. JOE GRANT Ojai
ENTERTAINMENT
October 28, 1985
Seven persons will receive Annie awards for advances in film animation during the International Animated Film Society's 13th annual awards presentation at the Bel-Air Country Club on Nov. 15.. The recipients will be Robert Abel, Preston Blair, Joe Grant, John Halas, Sterling Holloway, Jim Macdonald and Phil Monroe. In addition, Ben Washam will receive the Winsor McCay Trophy for lifetime achievement as an animator. Information: (213) 466-3421.
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June 18, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
ABC founder Leonard H. Goldenson will receive this year's Governors Award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, it was announced today. Goldenson, now chairman of the executive committee for the network's parent company, Capital Cities / ABC Inc., will receive his special Emmy during the telecast of the "42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards" on Sept. 16.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1988
A 53-year-old Pacoima man has been found innocent of a charge that he assaulted a convicted drug dealer by firing a bullet that grazed her shoulder as she stood on the street outside his home. "We really felt that he was just trying to scare her," Denise Locker, 25, a juror in the San Fernando Superior Court trial, said after the verdict. Joe Grant, who has since moved to Santa Clarita, admitted shooting Lelatta Parks on Nov. 8, 1987.
SPORTS
November 9, 2002 | John Ortega;Bob Rohwer;Eric Sondheimer
Billie Joe Grant of Arroyo Grande has been selected as the top girls' discus thrower in the nation for 2002 by Track & Field News magazine. Grant won the state title in June and placed fifth in the World Junior championships in July. Among others earning No.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1992
In response to Column One, "Stealth Wealth in Vogue," April 22: With all the truly significant problems your readers must confront, I can't believe The Times would waste precious space on the lifestyle dilemmas of a bunch of self-absorbed "yups." What--issues like "all these homeless people" and AIDS have just now crept up, and made them realize their values are totally screwed up? What a bunch of horse poop. JOE GRANT Ojai
NEWS
August 23, 1987
I can't believe a tree was cut down in order to provide the paper for printing the articles on harmonic convergence--what a waste ! JOE GRANT Pasadena
ENTERTAINMENT
October 28, 1985
Seven persons will receive Annie awards for advances in film animation during the International Animated Film Society's 13th annual awards presentation at the Bel-Air Country Club on Nov. 15.. The recipients will be Robert Abel, Preston Blair, Joe Grant, John Halas, Sterling Holloway, Jim Macdonald and Phil Monroe. In addition, Ben Washam will receive the Winsor McCay Trophy for lifetime achievement as an animator. Information: (213) 466-3421.
SPORTS
October 10, 2002 | Eric Sondheimer and John Ortega
It's a little too early for USC football Coach Pete Carroll to start celebrating, but the chances look good that two-time All-City receiver Steve Smith of Woodland Hills Taft will become a Trojan. "I really like SC," Smith said Tuesday. Smith lists the Trojans as No. 1 among his college choices, followed by Texas and Tennessee. He's also considering Oregon and Notre Dame, but UCLA is out.
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