The Living Desert

Burbank, CA: Walt Disney, 1953. Vintage reference photograph from the 1953 film, showing sound effects specialists Jim McDonald, "Rusty" Jones, and Earl Hatch in the studio, using a variety of instruments (several appearing makeshift) to create musical accompaniment for the film.

A documentary following the everyday behaviors of the desert-dwelling animals of the southwestern US. The first feature-length film in Walt Disney Productions' "True-Life Adventures" film series, which focused on animal behavior and zoology.

Shot on location in Tucson, Arizona.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus.

National Film Registry.

[Book #149681]