Oskar Fischinger

(1900 - 1967)
Oskar Fischinger was not only a painter but also an established filmmaker. He came to the U.S. from Nazi Germany in 1936 under contract from Paramount. He then worked with MGM and Disney Studios where he suggested the concept for Fantasia (released in 1940). An aesthetic disagreement caused Fischinger to leave during the production of the film. Dis...
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