C.O. Slyfield was an American sound engineer, who worked for Walt Disney Pictures during the early years of the company. He would be nominated for four Academy Awards for Best Sound or Recording in the animated features Bambi, Saludos Amigos, The Three Caballeros, and Cinderella.

Slyfield was born in Frankfort, Michigan and became Disney's chief of sound and one of those responsible for innovative techniques used for mixing sound in animated features. He would continued to work with the company all the rest of his career in cartoon shorts, live-action films and documentaries.

In 1947, Slyfield and fellow soundman Robert O. Cook received a Technical Achievement Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for "the design and development of an audio finder and track viewer for checking and locating noise in sound tracks".

Disney Filmography

Year Film Position
1939 Donald's Lucky Day Sound Supervisor - uncredited
1940 Fantasia Recordist
1940 The Fire Chief Sound Supervisor - uncredited
1941 Baggage Buster Sound Supervisor - uncredited
1942 Bambi Sound Director - uncredited
1943 Victory Through Air Power Sound Recordist
1944 Donald Duck and the Gorilla Sound Supervisor
1944 The Three Caballeros Sound Recordist: live action sequences
1946 Make Mine Music Sound Recordist
1946 Song of the South Sound Director
1947 Fun and Fancy Free Sound Supervisor - "Bongo" segment
1948 Melody Time Sound Director
1948 So Dear to My Heart Sound Director
1948 Seal Island Sound Director
1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad Sound Director
"The Wind in the Willows"
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
1950 Cinderella Sound Director
1950 In Beaver Valley Sound Department
1950 One Hour in Wonderland Sound Department
1951 Alice in Wonderland Sound Director
1951 Nature's Half Acre Sound Director
1952 The Olympic Elk Sound Director
1953 Peter Pan Sound Director
1953 Bear Country Sound Director
1953 The Alaskan Eskimo Sound Director
1953 Prowlers of the Everglades Sound Director
1953 The Living Desert Sound Director
1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Sound Director
1954 The Vanishing Prairie Sound Director
1954-1955 The Magical World of Disney Sound Director
1955 Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier Sound Department
1955 Lady and the Tramp Sound Director
1999 Fantasia 2000 Sound Recordist - archive sound from "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"
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