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Pooh Series Director Terry Harrison Passes Away

Veteran animator Terence "Terry" Harrison, who won an Emmy in 1990 as the co-director of DISNEY'S THE NEW ADVENTURES OF WINNIE THE POOH, died on Feb. 28, 2007, in his native England at the age of 75.

Harrison also shared an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Animated Program in 1992 for POOH.

Harrison was an animator and director on Halas and Batchelor's FOO-FOO (1960). Harrison directed three shorts for the National Film Board of Canada, which included IN A NUTSHELL (1971), TILT (1972) and 11 STEPS TO SURVIVAL (1973).

His other animator credits include ROCKET ROBIN HOOD (1966), WACKY RACES (1968), THE REMARKABLE ROCKET (1974), MAX AND MORITZ (1977), A FLINTSTONE CHRISTMAS (1977), DYNOMUTT DOG WONDER (1978), CHALLENGE OF THE SUPERFRIENDS (1978) and SCOOBY AND SCRAPPY-DOO (1979).

He worked as an animator and assistant director on THE KWICKY KOALA SHOW (1981) and served as a unit director on THE ADDAMS FAMILY animated series (1973).

For Disney, he was an animator on THE BLACK CAULDRON (1985). He was a timing director for DUCKTALES: THE MOVIE (TREASURE OF THE LOST LAMP) (1990). Harrison had directed two episodes of the DUCKTALES TV series. Additionally, he worked on several direct-to-video projects for the studio, such as MIGHTY DUCKS THE MOVIE: THE FIRST FACE-OFF (1997) and WINNIE THE POOH: SEASONS OF GIVING (1999) as animation and timing director; and POOH'S GRAND ADVENTURE: THE SEARCH FOR CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (1997) as animation director.

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