A Gesture of Serenity
Dr Robin Allan has written widely on Disney and his doctoral thesis was expanded into book form as Walt Disney and Europe: European Influences on the Animated Feature Films of Walt Disney. (London: John Libbey, 1999). This was shortlisted for the prestigious Kraszna Krauss Award for the best book on the moving image in 2001 and it won the Norman McLaren/Evelyn Lambert Award for the best scholarly book on animation from the National Film Board of Canada. Robin has lectured widely on Disney in the U.S.A., Canada and Europe.