may 23 1953


“Much Ado About Nutting”, directed by Chuck Jones and released on May 23, 1953; story by Michael Maltese; animation by Lloyd Vaughn, Ken Harris, and Ben Washam; layouts by Maurice Noble; backgrounds by Philip DeGuard; voice characterization by Mel Blanc; musical direction by Carl W. Stalling; orchestrations by Milt Franklyn.

Top: layout drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper, by Chuck Jones; middle, background thumbnail layouts, graphite and colored pencil on art board by Maurice Noble; bottom, character development drawings/paintings, gouache, India ink, and graphite on paper by Chuck Jones.