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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Edward Plumb - my 91st pick for a Disney Legend

Edward Plumb was a film composer best known for his work at Walt Disney Studios. He served as musical director of Fantasia and composed the score for Bambi, including its menacing man-theme, which may have been an influence for the shark-theme in Jaws.
Plumb orchestrated the music for Dumbo, Make Mine Music, Song of the South, So Dear to My Heart, Peter Pan, and Lady and the Tramp. He also orchestrated a number of television programs for Walt Disney Presents, a number of Davy Crockett films and on Westward Ho, the Wagons!, starring Fess Parker. His final film project was Johnny Tremain for Disney in 1957.
Other Disney credits include Cinderella, The Vanishing Prairie, The Living Desert and The Three Caballeros.


He received Academy Award nominations for Bambi, Victory Through Air Power, Saludos Amigos and The Three Caballeros.

The information form this article came for his Wikipedia and IMDB pages.

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