What Could Have Been in Fun and Fancy Free

25th May, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on What Could Have Been in Fun and Fancy Free

There were several ideas for both segments of Fun and Fancy Free that didn’t make it into the final cut. One idea was to have Bongo be part of the same circus as Dumbo. And while Dumbo may not have made a specific appearance, several of the other characters would have – such as the […] Read More

Review of Fun and Fancy Free

9th May, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Review of Fun and Fancy Free

Fun and Fancy Free is exactly what the title purports it to be. It’s a very lighthearted piece, full of hilarious gags and asides (especially the “Mickey and the Beanstalk” segment). Both segments were intended to be their own full-length movie but got thrown together as a package film instead. I think that the shortened […] Read More

Time and Place of Dumbo

17th March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Time and Place of Dumbo

Dumbo gives pretty good clues as to location and timing of the film. Of course, it’s hard to miss the fact that Mr. Stork actually looks down upon a map of the United States and sees the circus train traveling through Florida. It is possible that most of the events happen outside of Florida after […] Read More