bambi

The secret behind the voice of Disney’s Bambi

Would you believe me if I told you the voice of young Bambi from the Walt Disney animated classic grew up to be a war-hero, a decorated Marine and widely respected drill sergeant? I wouldn’t have believed it myself if I hadn’t heard Donnie Dunagan,… Read More »The secret behind the voice of Disney’s Bambi

Bambi Blu-ray DVD and Basket Giveaway

Back in February we posted a review of the Diamond Edition Bambi 2-Disc Disney Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD). With Easter right around the corner, Disney is making another push to spread the news about the Bambi release. So what better way to celebrate than with an Easter Basket themed to the original Disney animated classic Bambi! That’s what we call synergy, right?

I’m happy to announce that Disney has provided me with one of this terrific prize packages to giveaway. This cool Easter-themed basket contains

  • BAMBI Diamond Edition 2-Disk Disney Combo Pack (Blu-ray & DVD)
  • one large size and one mini- sized Bambi plush character plush
  • playful pal Thumper plush
  • Bambi collectible Lunch Box
  • Bambi-themed flower seeds (to sprout a spring garden)

A $75 value.

To enter: First, make sure you’re a fan of The Disney Blog on Facebook by ‘liking’ the fan page. Then, leave a comment sharing the name of your favorite Disney forest friend on this Facebook post on The Disney Blog fan page linking to this post on the blog. Only one entry per person via this method. Finally, you must have a US postal address to ship the prize package to. That’s it. I’ll pick one winner from among all the valid entries.

For a second chance to win, follow @TheDisneyBlog on twitter then tweet the message below up to once per day between now and the end of the contest. Please do not leave an additional comment with a link to your tweet. I’m tracking it another way. One additional winner will be randomly drawn from all qualifying tweets made by those who satisfied the conditions above.

The message to be tweeted is:

Enter to win a Disney Bambi DVD/Blu-Ray Easter Basket on @TheDisneyBlog http://bit.ly/bambidvd then learn to draw Bambi & Thumper

The contest begins now and all entries must be received by 11:59PM EST on Saturday April 16st. Not valid where prohibited by law.

Good luck!

Check below the jump for more details on the Bambi Diamond Edition DVD and links to lessons on how to draw Bambi and Thumper from Disney animator Andreas Deja:

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Bambi Diamond Edition Blu-ray

Disney’s Diamond Collection continues to grow with the addition of Walt Disney’s Bambi. Like its predecessors in the collection, Bambi is being sold in a combo pack that includes the film on both Blu-ray Disc (BD) and DVD. I’m going to have to stop writing… Read More »Bambi Diamond Edition Blu-ray

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Disney Animator’s caught reusing footage

Michael J. Ruocco writes the excellent animation blog “For The Birds.” He recently finished a three-part series that provides visual proof on how Disney’s animators reused animation footage multiple times over the years. For instance, you may have thought that Bambi’s mother was killed early… Read More »Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Disney Animator’s caught reusing footage