Fun and Fancy Free’s Significance

18th May, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Fun and Fancy Free’s Significance

Fun and Fancy Free is not the typical acclaimed Disney film. But it did mark several important events. For example, Mickey and Donald had both seen appearances in feature films before (Fantasia and The Three Caballeros), but it was a first for Goofy. It also marked the return of Jiminy Cricket. Also, Fun and Fancy […] Read More

Time and Place of Snow White

14th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Time and Place of Snow White

Snow White is a hard one to place both chronologically or spatially. There are no direct references at all. At first look, it would appear that the only thing that can be positively surmised is that the story takes place in medieval Europe. Different elements draw very strongly on this, such as the castle. There […] Read More

Review of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

4th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Review of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Regardless of whether you like Snow White, you can’t downplay its significance in the history of animation. It was the first full length animated feature. Everyone at the time said that it couldn’t be done profitably. Walt Disney proved that it could. To this day, Snow White remains one of the highest money-making films of […] Read More