The Disney That Never Was: The Stories and Art of Five Decades of Unproduced Animation is a 1995 book about unreleased Disney animated shorts and feature films.

It would later receive a follow-up in the form of Disney Lost and Found: Exploring the Hidden Artwork from Never-Produced Animation.


From Steamboat Willie to The Lion King, the Walt Disney Studio's contribution to animation has been unparalleled. This unprecendented look at the creative processes behind the scenes at the Disney studio offers a wealth of magnificent animation art from uncompleted films stored in the vast Disney Archives.