A special musical treat is in store for attendees of this year’s D23...
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As I sat in my seat at the Newark Museum auditorium, I realized that I was spending an afternoon ogling lost Ferdinand Horvath sketches from the ’30s and also singing along with a TV show theme song from the ’80s. This, in essence, is what the D23 Fanniversary is all [...]
Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) debuted a newly restored digital print of the once-thought-lost 1928 Oswald the Lucky Rabbit animated short Hungry Hobos at the Telluride Film Festival on September 2, according to Dave Bossert, producer/creative director and head of special projects for WDAS. The film, which was found in [...]
Disney’s landmark 1942 animated feature Bambi was one of the 25 new movies added to the National Film Registry this week. Every year, the org chooses 25 titles that are deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically” significant to add to the registry. As the NFR describes the film, “One of Walt [...]
Mickey’s plucky gal pal Minnie Mouse will showcase her passion for fashion in her own short-form series Minnie’s Bow-Toons from Disney Television Animation, which will launch with a week’s worth of new episodes Monday, November 14 through Saturday, November 19 on Disney Channel (8:55 a.m.) and DisneyJunior.com, where fans can [...]
The name Arthur Davis may not be familiar to the casual toonhead, but not many artists had as long and productive a career in animation as Davis did. He started in animation in the 1920s at the Jefferson Film Corporation, which produced silent Mutt and Jeff cartoons. There he worked [...]