Posts tagged with "Burt Gillett"

Three Little Pigs (1933)

Posted by Bennett O'Brian February 8, 2014 0 Comment 8193 views

The 1933 Oscar winning Disney ‘toon Three Little Pigs has a surprising flexible – and political – history.

Flowers and Trees (1932)

Posted by Bennett O'Brian September 14, 2013 0 Comment 8975 views

Released in the summer of 1932, an animated short called Flowers and Trees became the first film to be theatrically exhibited in the latest technique of three-strip Technicolor – and it represents Walt Disney’s first calculated steps towards becoming a master of cinema’s newest trend. With the release of Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie (1928), […]

Four Seasons of Silly Symphonies

Posted by Bennett O'Brian September 7, 2013 0 Comment 5174 views

There is a season, turn turn turn – Or so the song goes. The changing seasons have always been a source of inspiration for artists, from Antonio Vivaldi to Walter Disney. In 1929 the Disney Studio began a series of cartoons called Silly Symphonies which, as the name suggests, were designed to emphasize music and […]

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