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Auntie Ursula

The oddest things occur to a person when driving.  For instance, I was just minding my own business, picking up some groceries, when it hit me like a flash.  Howard’s and my great aunt, Ann, was an Ursula doppelganger.  Coincidence?  ...

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Posted on: March 28th, 2013 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 2 Comments

John Musker Question Countdown # 6

Question #6 The other day, I was watching Mermaid with commentaries on, and whenever a certain scene came up, John would say, "Oh, Howard wrote that," which surprised Alan Menken. So my question is how much of The Little Mermaid, ...

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Posted on: April 2nd, 2012 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 4 Comments

John Musker Question Countdown – Number 7

Question Number 7:  I know that Howard came to Disney and taught you guys a lot about musical theater but I also know he was very excited about learning how animation works. What did you teach him? Did you have ...

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Posted on: March 26th, 2012 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 6 Comments

And Now, Without Further Delay – John Musker Question Number 8

John Musker back behind the eight ball with question number 8: How much input did you have on Mermaid’s songs? Were they perfect to begin with, or did you have to advise Howard to change the lyrics? When Ron Clements and I ...

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Posted on: March 4th, 2012 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 6 Comments