Tag: Walt Disney

Pigs in a Parody.

In the spring of 1933, Walt Disney released what unexpectedly became one of his studio's biggest hits, Three Little Pigs. The short cartoon, and the original song it contained, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?, became smash hits. The story of these pigs literally keeping the wolf away from their door and their defiant song connected with … Continue reading Pigs in a Parody.


Pirates of the Caribbean’s 50th birthday

One of my favorite rides at Disneyland (rode it twice when I was there in 2014), as well the last one that Walt Disney personally supervised before his death. http://www.ocregister.com/2017/03/17/50-years-ago-saturday-pirates-of-the-caribbean-opened-at-disneyland/

“Egyptian Melodies” (1931)

Day 8: Another Walt Disney "Silly Symphony". This time its a trip deep into a haunted Egyptian tomb in "Egyptian Melodies", originally released on August 27, 1931. Although the art style is much the same as the 1929 cartoons, the studio is clearly also experimenting with some more advanced animation in this one, particularly of … Continue reading “Egyptian Melodies” (1931)