Bambi and Hunting

31st March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Bambi and Hunting

Bambi has a pretty clear anti-hunting message. Decades after the original release, it doesn’t seem like a big deal. In fact, it kind of seems like a lot of other “save nature” films that we get these days. At the time, though, sportsmen were upset. The film doesn’t have a single account of natural predators, […] Read More

Bambi II

30th March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Bambi II

Bambi II was released 64 years after the original was released. Like most Disney sequels, it was produced by DisneyToon studios, not the main Disney Animation Studios. Unlike most Disney sequels, however, it had a theatrical release in some countries, though not in the United States. While I’m not really a fan of any of […] Read More

Time and Place of Bambi

29th March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Time and Place of Bambi

Felix Salten was from Austria, thus it would make sense to say that his book takes place in Austria. Disney made one change that makes a lot of difference in placing the setting of the film, however. In the book, Bambi is a roe deer, which is native to Europe. Since Roe deer don’t live […] Read More

Source Material of Bambi

28th March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Source Material of Bambi

Bambi is based off a book by Felix Salten called Bambi: A Life in the Woods. Since Salten was Austrian, the book was originally written in German and was translated into English a short time later. It was hugely popular, both in Austria and America (where it became book of the month). MGM studios originally […] Read More