On this day in 1914, animator and engineer Bill Justice was born in Dayton, Ohio.
First joining Disney in 1937, he worked on such early features as Fantasia, The Three Caballeros, and Peter Pan. Justice was later the director for the 1957 The Truth About Mother Goose, the 1959 Noah's Ark, and the 1962 A Symposium On Popular Songs - all of which were nominated for Academy Awards. During the 1950s he directed the opening sequence for the television series the Mickey Mouse Club.
In 1965 he joined WED Enterprises, where he programmed Audio-Animatronic figures for such park attractions as Pirates of the Caribbean, the Haunted Mansion, Country Bear Jamboree, and Hall of Presidents.
After a 42-year career, Justice retired in 1979. In 1992 his book "Justice For Disney" was published. Bill Justice was named a Disney Legend in 1996.
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