Scott Santoro

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation story artist, author
Location Los Angeles, CA, United States
Introduction I am a story artist in the animation industry as well as an author/illustrator of my own books. Now that I'm back in L.A., this blog is no longer a travelogue, but centered around mid century design -- automobiles, architecture, etc.
Interests mid century designs -- architecture, illustration, industrial arts and American automobiles, Charles Addams, John Singer Sargent, Raoul Dufy, 1950s and 1960s television, New York World's Fair 1964-65, classic Broadway from the 50s and 60s, Peanuts, 1960s Mad Magazine.
Favorite Movies The Magnificent Ambersons, Citizen Kane, Oklahoma!, Harvey, The King and I, Meet Me in St. Louis, Taming of the Shrew, Double Indemnity, The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer, The Long Long Trailer, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Rosemary's Baby, The Bad Seed, The Parent Trap (1961), Auntie Mame, Bell Book and Candle, Lolita, 2001 A Space Odyssey, The Day the Earth Stood Still, It's a Gift, The World of Henry Orient, Suddenly Last Summer, Giant, The Apartment, Rear Window, To Kill a Mockingbird, Paper Moon, The Producers, Journey to the Center of the Earth, The Boy Friend, Sunset Boulevard, All About Eve, Singin' in the Rain, The Palm Beach Story, The Black Narcissus, On the Town, The Sound of Music, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Mildred Pierce, Hobson's Choice, Oliver Twist, Scrooge (1970), Gone With the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Dumbo, Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, War of the Worlds (1953), The Time Machine (1960), Imitation of Life (1959), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946), How the West Was Won, Mary Poppins, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, The African Queen, A Christmas Story, Love and Death, Alien, The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Valley of the Dolls, Citizen Kane, Born Yesterday, One Hundred and One Dalmations (1961), What a Way to Go!, Nights of Cabiria, Now Voyager, The Women, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Pillow Talk, Lord of the Rings, A Hole in the Head, Kiss Me Kate, Vertigo, Psycho, The Birds, Some Like it Hot, The Fountainhead, The Heiress, The Haunting, The Innocents, The Exorcist, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, Days of Heaven, Three Women, Network, Gosford Park, The Bishop's Wife, Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Hope and Glory, Planet of the Apes (1968)
Favorite Music Tchiakovsky, Ravel, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, George Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, Alex North, Leonard Bernstein, Jerry Goldsmith, Elmer Bernstein.
Favorite Books To Kill a Mockingbird, A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, A Confederacy of Dunces, The Grapes of Wrath, The Lost Continent, War of the Worlds, The October Country, Jane Eyre, Auntie Mame