The 80's Movies Rewind: The Color of Money
Movie review, filming locations, pictures, trivia, soundtrack information and links.

Cast, orchestral, and composer credits, professional and amateur critiques, awards
and nominations,...

Gallery of art by Allen Mullen.

  • Enjoy! The 'W' After the name indicates that the picture is wider that 80 columns.

  • And the number indicates how many pictures are in each set.

    New Age of Falsification ?
    Nature photographers face a crisis of ethics as digital imaging makes photo fakery
    easier than ever....


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    The Siberian Husky
    Information on breed history, pictures showing the breed's many colors and
    patterns, and a collection...

    Fantasia (1941)
    Detailed summary of the movie's various parts, including Deems Taylor's narration.
    Includes evalation...

  • The film, with a production cost of more than $2 million (about four times more than an average live-action picture), initially failed at the box-office (partially due to the expensive installation of "Fantasound" sound reproduction equipment in theatres), but then its popularity increased and its cult status was assured when the members of the 60's drug culture adopted it as a favorite hallucinatory experience when it was re-released (alongside other counter-cultural, head-tripping favorites, including, , and the re-released Alice in Wonderland (1951) in 1974).

  • [The original film ended without customary credits - with only the film's title, the words "Color by Technicolor, " and "Distributed by RKO Pictures."] As the film begins, musicians (cellists, violinists, brasses, wood-winds, etc.) of the Philadelphia Orchestra (to be conducted by Leopold Stokowski, the orchestra's conductor from 1912 to 1938) are displayed in shadow and color and are silhouetted against a blue backdrop in the opening as they take their accustomed places and tune their instruments.

  • Screen narrator Deems Taylor (popular musical commentator with the New York Philharmonic radio broadcasts) welcomes the audience to a "new form of entertainment, " and in his introduction sets the scene: What you're going to see are the designs and pictures and stories that music inspired in the minds and imaginations of a group of artists.

  • The resident presenter of the NY first explains that there are three kinds of music: music that tells a definite story, music that paints a series of pictures, and "absolute music" that exists simply for its own sake.

    Greatest Films - Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
    Detailed review, synopsis and discussion of the film.

  • It was also the first film to release a motion picture soundtrack album.

  • For the film's remarkable achievement, Walt Disney was awarded with an Honorary Oscar - the film was "recognized as a significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment field for the motion picture cartoon." During the film's credits, Walt Disney personally thanks the members of his animation staff: My sincere appreciation to the members of my staff whose loyalty and creative endeavor made possible this production.

    Judith's Disney Page
    Disney pictures, wallpapers, coloring pages and desktop themes.

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    Animation World Network: Film News
    Headline news related to animated films, or theatrical films using animation.

    Boing Boing
    A directory of wonderful things.

    Walt Disney World International Programs Website
    Online Resource for both Alumni and potential participants of Disney's International
    Programs. Includes...

    Spencer Family's Disney Page
    Fort Wilderness frequently asked questions, trip reports, and Disney related

    A comprehensive list of resources to give you something to do when bored.

    Walt Disney Records: Bio of Goofy
    Disney's very own biography of Goofy.

  • As his motion picture and print popularity increased in the '40s and '50s, Goofy was featured on merchandise lines of his own.

  • This year, attaining full superstar status, Goofy became a motion picture star in his own film, A Goofy Movie , which featured the lovable Disney goof trying to bond with his teenage son, Max, and showing him that there's nothing really wrong with taking after dear old dad.

    TV Guide Online: Air Bud
    Short review, cast and credits.

    African Americans in Motion Pictures
    The history and depiction of African Americans in cinema.

  • Actors and Actresses: Behind the Scenes: Special Features: I NTRODUCTION The subject of African-Americans in Motion Pictures provides some of the most interesting studies along with the many controversial interpretations of the roles as actors they played on the silver screen.

  • As far back as the silent films era, African-Americans have been featured in motion pictures playing roles depicting some aspect of acting and being purveyors of a black image.

  • Since many of our American icons and heroes have come from our motion picture stars, we need to understand what this narrow view presented and compare it with what we presently see at our local cinema today.

  • Davis Schwartz Memorial Library T HE B IRTH OF A N ATION When this controversial motion picture was released in New York City on March 3, 1915, it played continuously for 44 weeks.

  • Nevertheless, The Birth of a Nation was hailed as "the greatest motion picture of all time." D.W.

  • The Motion Picture industry was ready to move on, and the full length movie spectacle was big box office stuff.

  • Cities like Chicago, Illinois; Cleveland, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York, New York; and Detroit, Michigan drew large crowds to see this new phenomenon - The Motion Picture.

  • and Noble Johnson, had already begun movie making as the Lincoln Motion Picture Company which opened business in the summer of 1915.

  • Two years before these films, Bert (Egbert Austin) Williams (1873-1922) , the famed actor, singer and vaudevillian, became the first African-American to appear as a star in a motion picture.

    Animation Art Glossary
    Terms used in ink and paint animation.

    Bibi's Box
    A curious girl blogging to share and enjoy.

  • so cute! That is just one of the several picture that took from the that appear on his back yard.

  • Now I have a repository for the dodo stuff that I found and I've been collected in the last months: illustrations, pictures, books, news, links, animations and other interesting information or images with them.

    Say It with Pictures
    Ideas on how to celebrate Valentine's Day with pictures. Most are inexpensive.

    Spectrum Color Projects
    Located in Costa Mesa. Photo lab services specializing in film compositing and
    printing for the trade...

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