DVD
English

Dumbo

Helen Aberson (based on the work of), Harold Pearl (based on the work of)
Rating
All agesAll ages
Title
Dumbo
Based on the work of
Helen Aberson Harold Pearl
Language
English
Publisher
Disney DVD, 2007
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1941
Playing time
69 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Nederlands, Frans, Hongaars, Tsjechisch Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels, Frans, Tsjechisch, Hongaars
EAN
8717418116385

Availability in Flemish libraries

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About Helen Aberson

Helen Aberson-Mayer (June 16, 1907 – April 3, 1999) was an American children's book author.

Aberson-Mayer was best known for co-authoring the story that inspired Walt Disney's 1941 film Dumbo. In collaboration with her then husband, Harold Pearl, Aberson-Mayer wrote Dumbo the Flying Elephant and sold it to Roll-A-Book, the publisher of a kind of novelty toy, although no copies of this original version have been found. The story was later published as a children's book.

Aberson-Mayer may have also authored several other children stories, but they were never published.

Early life and education

Aberson-Mayer was born on June 16, 1907 in Syracuse, New York. Her parents were Anna and Morris Aberson. Her father is listed in city directories as a cigar maker in 1914 and as a grocer in 1930. Her parents were Russian-Jewish immigrants.

Aberson-Mayer graduated from the Syracuse University of S…Read more on Wikipedia