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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 … Continue reading

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Geppetto’s Toy Store now a Candy Store

The “Wishing Star” store in Fantasyland is more commonly known as Geppetto’s Toy Store or Puppet Store. That’s because that’s what was sold there. You know, like in the movie Pinocchio, where Geppetto owns a toy store. Alas, over the … Continue reading

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Eddie Carroll, voice of Jiminy Cricket, dies

When Cliff Edwards,who originated the voice of Jiminy Cricket in Disney’s Pinocchio, died in 1971, Disney knew who would be perfect as the voice of the company’s conscious — Eddie Carroll. Even though Jiminy is a small cricket, he had … Continue reading

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Platinum Pinocchio on Display in Atlanta, GA

Disney has some up with a great way to celebrate the release of the new “Platinum Edition” DVD for the 70th Anniversary of Walt Disney’s Classic Animated Feature Pinocchio, they’re making Pinocchio himself out of platinum. The puppet, designed by … Continue reading

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Pinocchio: 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition Review

I’d like everyone to welcome Mike to The Disney Blog as guest author. Mike comes to us from The Pixar Blog, where this review may seem a little out of place. Walt Disney’s second animated feature production Pinocchio arrives tomorrow … Continue reading

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