About of 1940S IN DISNEY

Talking with Con Pederson

  • . The next thing you know, I was vacuumed up by Disney
  • . WM: So Disney hired you? CP: Yes, I took my student films there
  • . My instructor at UCLA, Bill Shull, who had worked at Disney, thought they might be interested in hiring me, primarily because at that point I'd already written science fiction and gotten heavily immersed in rocketry and that sort of thing
  • . They had shipped me off to the First Armor Division in Louisiana, from which nobody was ever known to escape short of their time, but Walt Disney personally brought me to the attention of Werner von Braun because they had just got an animation camera there and didn't know how to use it
  • . CP: Yes, but when I got out, I went back to UCLA to finish my graduate work, moonlighting part time at Disney for awhile

    Cat People
  • . Siegel’s The Reality of Terror , Bodeen recalled the Hillside Theatre preview, telling us that "Val’s spirits sank lower and lower” when the preceding cartoon, an animated Disney short featuring "a little pussycat, ” provoked the audience into catcalls and mewing sounds

    The SF, Horror and Fantasy Film Review: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • . With Touchstone (Disney) as its distributor, this is also clearly a Hitchhiker's Guide that has been retooled for the American market

    Bright Lights Film Journal: Imitation of Life
  • . Ross Hunter's success in the field was partly a monopoly-by-default such as the Disney organization enjoys today

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    You Know for Kids? - O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • . And now it appears animal shovers the have gone and topped themselves by running over a cow for According to Ain't It Cool, the duo's latest sent the American Humane Society into a barmy fit-rage when they screened Brother for Disney execs

    The Rocketeer
  • D Movie Guide look at the movie from the context of other comic book hero character films of the era.
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  • . Disney's first attempt to get some of those Bat-dollars occurred in 1990 with the much-ballyhooed release of Warren Beatty's Dick Tracy
  • . Disney took another approach the following year with The Rocketeer
  • . Disney have taken a lot of abuse for their DVDs, some deserved, some not
  • . Disney have been guilty of the old bait and switch in regard to some of their DVD packaging; a number of discs advertise features that aren't there

    Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  • . Earlier efforts to combine humans and ink-and-paint cartoon characters side-by-side in a film [Disney's Song of the South and Mary Poppins , for example] are considered primitive next to this film
  • . Director Robert Zemeckis must be credited for piecing together the production that involved hundreds of animators, and the special visual effects of George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic, Amblin Entertainment, Walt Disney and other studios
  • . It was filmed as a tribute to the entire pantheon of cartoon characters from Disney, Warner Bros., and MGM, and other studios in the 1940s
  • . In this landmark film, the Toons include appearances and cameos by Donald and Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird and Sylvester, Woody Woodpecker, the Weasels - from Disney's The Wind in the Willows , Mickey Mouse, three hummingbirds from Disney's Song of the South , the Road Runner and the Coyote, the black Crows and Dumbo from Disney's Dumbo , Betty Boop, Droopy Dog, and many more
  • . Unprecedented cooperation from Warner Brothers and Disney allowed for classic cartoon characters to be seen together for the first time, such as Mickey Mouse and Bugs Bunny parachuting together, having both Tinkerbell and Porky Pig end the movie, and, of course, the famous piano duel between Daffy and Donald Duck in a Cotton Club-style nightclub, the Ink & Paint Club

    Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • . The movie is a collaboration between Disney Studios and Steven Spielberg, the direction is by Robert ("Back to the Future") Zemeckis, and the animation is by Richard Williams

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    The Romance Reader's Favorite Movies
  • . (Sigh.) LADY AND THE TRAMP - I love Disney movies, but this is my favorite! The spaghetti scene isn't to be missed
  • . Does anyone know when Disney will re-release this movie? I want a copy! LADY JANE - (Where are are these ladies from anyway?) I loved the part when they threw their wine glasses on the floor -- how romantic! LADYHAWKE - Matthew Broderick when he saved the wolf's life
  • . LADY AND THE TRAMP - Disney, great characters

    Animated Films
  • . The last Felix the Cat cartoon, The Last Life (1928) , was due to the advent of the talkies and the success of Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse
  • . Early Walt Disney: A classic animator in the early days of cinema was Walt Disney, originally an advertising cartoonist who initially experimented with combining animated and live-action films
  • . Disney's Alice cartoons placed a live-action title character into an animated Wonderland world
  • . Oswald the Rabbit was Disney's first successful animal star in a 26-cartoon series distributed by Universal beginning in 1927
  • . Disney produced about two dozen of the silent, black and white Oswald cartoons from 1927-1928 until giving up the character to Walter Lantz and moving onto Mickey Mouse (looking like Oswald with his ears cut off) in 1928.] The Debut of Mickey Mouse: In 1928, Disney Studios' chief animator Ub Iwerks (1901-1971) developed a new character from a figure known as Mortimer Mouse, a crudely-drawn or sketched, rodent-like 'Mickey Mouse' - slightly similar to Felix the Cat

    Hollywood Honors Elia Kazan: Filmmaker and Informer
  • . Walt Disney, whose operations had recently been struck by cartoonists and animators, was particularly anxious to root out radicals

    NationMaster: Encyclopedia
  • . Babes in Toyland is a 1961 musical film, directed by Jack Donohue, produced by Walt Disney, and distributed to theatres by Buena Vista Distribution
  • . Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a Disney musical film, which premiered October 7, 1971
  • . 102 Dalmatians is a 2000 live-action motion picture, produced by The Walt Disney Company and starring Glenn Close

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  • . saw Disney's , the first film with entirely post-produced dialogue, and score
  • . Disney released several short in the beginning of the decade, including the first production in
  • . Disney's was released on, by after nearly a decade in production

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  • . While the right wing Republicrats are in threaten-the-theater-who-dares-screen-this-thing attack mode and Disney has refused to distribute the film (I guess those tax breaks in Florida have been swell)- the good news is Fahrenheit 911 will be seen by the public

    Cosmopolis: Tom and Jerry
  • . After a short job at Van Beuren Studios which went out of business due to the success of the Disney studios
  • . With Tom and Jerry , Hanna and Barbera were able to break Disney's Oscar monopoly for cartoons

    The Warner Bros Cartoon Companion: Blanc, Mel
  • . Blanc also supplied the dialogue forGideon, the cat in the Disney feature Pinocchio (1940);however, except for a hiccup, all of his dialogue was deleted in thefinal cut
  • . Schneider credits Bletcher as one ofthe voices of the Peg Leg Pete character at Disney, and he also didwork for the Lantz studio ( Boy Meets Dog ) and the Iwerksstudio ( Little Boy Blue )

    The Warner Bros Cartoon Companion
  • . Blanc also supplied the dialogue forGideon, the cat in the Disney feature Pinocchio (1940);however, except for a hiccup, all of his dialogue was deleted in thefinal cut
  • . Schneider credits Bletcher as one ofthe voices of the Peg Leg Pete character at Disney, and he also didwork for the Lantz studio ( Boy Meets Dog ) and the Iwerksstudio ( Little Boy Blue )

    Susan Egan Interview
  • anscript of an online chat
    EMuck--Susan Egan (Voice of Megara, and original theatrical Belle) Invited Talk Transcript This is a transcript of a special invited talk with Tony-nominated actress , who originated the role of Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast Broadway musical, played Meg in Disney's Hercules animated feature, and recently starred as Princess Leonide in the Broadway show Triumph of Love
  • . * * * Keeping Disney Lawyers Happy Mode: ON * * * While Susan Egan has affiliations with The Walt Disney Company she is not visiting this chat as an Official Representative of TWDC
  • . * * * Keeping Disney Lawyers Happy Mode: OFF * * * You leave Mickey's Cyber Diner and arrive in..
  • . Current Topic: Susan Egan, Disney voice artist & actress Current Moderator: Mickey Current Guest Speaker: SusanEgan(Susan "Meg" "Belle" Egan) A Special Invited Chat with Susan Egan is here tonight (Sat., Dec
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    Wonderful World Of Animation Art Gallery
  • iginal animation cels from Disney, Warner Bros, Peanuts, and Simpsons

    The Warner Brothers Cartoon Companion: Chuck Jones
  • . His early efforts were heavily influenced by the Disney style of animation, and while they are very well animated (indeed, better animated that most of the WB cartoons of that era), for the most part the cartoons lack the spark of humour and move quite slowly (Beck and Friedwald reserving particular ire for Good Night, Elmer (1940))
  • . During the brief shutdown of the WB studio in 1953 (occasioned by the belief of Jack Warner that 3-D would spell the end of animation, allegedly), Jones worked at Disney, and may have done some early work on Sleeping Beauty
  • . Julian, Paul Background artist who started at WB in late 1939 (having previously been at Disney, where he did work on Snow White ), and whose work is most prominent in a number of Freleng efforts of the late forties

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