pinocchio

  • 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…

  • Geppetto’s Toy Store now a Candy Store
    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 years it has not been the most successful retail location…

  • Eddie Carroll, voice of Jiminy Cricket, dies
    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 big shoes to fill. Carroll was already an accomplished comedian…

  • Platinum Pinocchio on Display in Atlanta, GA
    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 LA puppetry artist Bob Baker, will be on display at…

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