Sunday, October 13, 2019

"Snow White" Screenwriter Otto Englander 1906-1969 Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Otto Englander (February 17, 1906 - October 13, 1969) was born in Yugoslavia. Arriving in the U.S. in the 1920s, he became an art director for the Chester School in New York. Later, he worked in the story departments at Disney and MGM. 

Writer on 14 films including: "Jack and the Beanstalk" in 1933, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" in 1937, the Pastoral Symphony portion of "Fantasia" in 1940, and "Dumbo" in 1941.

Otto Englander died of a heart attack on October 13, 1969 in Los Angeles, California. He is interred at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in the Abbey of the Psalms. 

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