“A Mickey Mouse short (not to be confused with the later Alice in Wonderland – Walt, how could you!). A marvellous sequence when Mickey fights an army of playing cards with a fountain pen”, writes Godfrey Jones in Animator mag. This video is introduced by Walt Disney.
If you’ve got skeletons like this in your cupboard then I’d hate to be your next door neighbour! Ub Iwerks takes the stage, with pencil in hand, to bring life to the dead in this classic Disney short. The first Silly Symphony chose dancing skeletons to combine sound and vision, opening new doors for the… Read More »
Walt was good at firsts and he produced the first cartoon talkie. As a very young Mr – Mickey Mouse smashes, bashes and crashes every thing in sight. To a musical ding-dong he crash, bang, walloped his way into movie history, writes Paul Thomas in Animator mag.
A series of pencil tests from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast animated by Glen Keane. It is introduced by Producer Don Hahn who explains some of Glen Keane’s methods of creating the animation.
A split screen view shows the opening sequence of Disney’s Tarzan with the Storyreel compared to the final animation. The soundtrack features the main theme, Two Worlds, sung by Phil Collins.
Disney animator Glen Keane explains how they developed the character of Tarzan. It is illustrated with numerous pencil tests.
Introduced by Haley Mills, this is a behind the scenes view of the Walt Disney studio. This is part 1 of 5 parts.
This sequence of clips for various Disney cartoons including Snow White, Jungle Book and Robbin Hood shows how the Disney animators have raided the Disney archives for inspiration.