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Disney Animated Movies 11 – The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

As the last Walt Disney movie to release in the 1940’s, this feature is also the last of the packaged films that started in 1943, the rest of which I talked about in the previous post. However unlike those packages, … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 6-10 – the World War 2 years

As of my previous Disney Animation Studios post, I planned to sum up Walt Disney’s World War 2 years by only watching the 6th and 10th movie, and I’d later touch on the rest. Well, when I looked deeper into … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 5 – Bambi

After the success of Dumbo, Disney had enough money to increase the budget and the work behind their next animated feature, 1942’s Bambi. Of course like the previous three animated features, the European market was completely cut off because of … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 4 – Dumbo

While they’ve since more than made their money back, neither Pinocchio nor Fantasia were financially successful when they first released in 1940. The biggest contributing factor was how World War 2 started the year before, completely cutting off the European … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 3 – Fantasia

The same year that Walt Disney’s animation studio released Pinocchio, he also released another animated feature. While Pinocchio was marketed as a family film and was received very well, even though World War 2 seriously cut into its initial profits, … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animated Movies 2 – Pinocchio

Three years after Snow White revolutionized animated filmmaking, Walt Disney released his second animated feature, Pinocchio. Unlike Snow White’s runaway success, Pinocchio was actually a box office disaster when it first released. I’m guessing part of that had to do … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animated Movies 1 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Like a lot of kids, I grew up on Disney movies. I remember all the big, plastic box VHS tapes for classics like Pinocchio, Snow White and The Rescuers. There’s no way to count how many times I watched Peter … Continue reading

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