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Kay Nielsen's storybook career on display in Copenhagen

Los Angeles Times Staff Writter

Danish illustrator Kay Nielsen crafted the chilling Satanic fest "Night on Bald Mountain" for the 1940 film "Fantasia," but he also created lighter images such as his ornate 1920s illustrations for fairy tales by the Grimm Brothers and Hans Christian Andersen. Walt Disney Animation Studios, museums and collectors loaned 120 drawings and illustrations for the show at the GL. Holtegaard museum near Copenhagen. Info: 011-45-45-80-08-78; To see some of Nielsen's fairy tale illustrations, go to

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