Don Bluth decided to become an animator after watching Snow White at age four
Don Bluth was a Mormon missionary
Don Bluth resigned from Disney on his 42nd birthday
Don Bluth originally pitched The Secret of NIMH to Disney
An American Tail and The Land Before Time were his first commercial successes
He believes it's important to depict uncomfortable emotions on film
Child psychologists were brought in to ensure The Land Before Time wouldn't traumatize children
Don Bluth and Steven Spielberg disagreed over what young audiences could handle
Spike in The Land Before Time was inspired by Don Bluth's dog
Don Bluth is rumored to own a cut of All Dogs Go to Heaven that features a deleted scene in Hell
Deleted scene from "All Dogs Go To Heaven" the Hell Hound scene. (MGM/United Artists, 1989). pic.twitter.com/XtQxD6yl0Q— Don Bluth (@DonBluth) November 1, 2015
Rock-a-Doodle initially included a scene where a baby was baked into a pie
Don Bluth could have adapted My Fair Lady instead of Anastasia
Don Bluth's only sci-fi film is Titan A.E.
Don Bluth and Gary Goldman are planning a Dragon's Lair movie
He is also a theater manager
During the early 70s, Don Bluth had planned to release an animated short film based on the Pied Piper of Hamelin fairy tale.
After The Secret of NIHM, Don Bluth planned on releasing an animated film based on a Norwegian folktale.
Don Bluth was approached by Michael Jackson to make a Fantasia-style film using The Beatles songs.
If Titan A.E. wasn’t a commercial failure, it would have been a video game.