Roy Williams : Addendum

I just picked up a new book entitled “Paper Dreams : The Art and Artists of Disney Storyboards” by John Canemaker (Hyperion, 1999) in which I found this final, but telling tidbit about Mouseketeer Roy Williams:

"When Williams did die (on November 7, 1976) as a result of a heart attack, he took part of Disney with him. “Ever a colorful character,” reported the Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Newsletter, “Roy stipulated that he, much to the astonishment of morticians, but not his many friends, be interred wearing his Mickey Mouse Club hat and his Mickey Mouse Club t-shirt, with his name inscribed on the fron thereof, in full regalia. It was so done.”


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