animation history

  • Disney Animator praises “Song of the South”
    Disney Animator praises “Song of the South”

    Former Disney animator Floyd Norman was just a boy when Walt Disney’s feature film “Song of the South” was released into the theaters. Norman has just written a powerful blog post about the film. While he doesn’t come right out and ask for Disney to release the film on DVD,…

  • Effort to Preserve Walt Disney’s Kansas City Studios
    Effort to Preserve Walt Disney’s Kansas City Studios

    The Kansas City Star, the very paper Walt Disney once delivered papers for on his father’s route, has written a nice piece on the efforts of preservationists to save the original location of Walt’s Laugh-o-Grams Studios and the location where Walt first drew the character that would become Mickey Mouse….

  • Waking Sleeping Beauty DVD Review
    Waking Sleeping Beauty DVD Review

    Editor: Don’t forget to enter our giveaway contest for three Disney Documentary DVDs before December 13th. Every once in awhile, you see a Disney movie that is really special. Now, I’m not saying that every Disney movie doesn’t have a unique place in our lives. I enjoy every one a…

  • The Artistry of Pinocchio
    The Artistry of Pinocchio

    The animation of Milt Kahl, Freddy Moore, Ward Kimball and the music of Paul Smith really shine through in this scene from Pinocchio. To heighten the drama the dialog has been removed and just the animation and soundtrack are left to tell the story. Here Pinocchio witnesses the transformation of…

  • Disney Animation Auction coming up at Christie’s
    Disney Animation Auction coming up at Christie’s

    Hanging out in London? Then make plans for attending a November 24th Christie’s London film memorabilia auction where 25 rare Disney animation items including Mary Blair and Bill Peet artwork, a 1927 typed synopsis for “Alice the beach nut”, and the famous 191 page “Future Fantasias” folder compiled for Walt…

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