Tag Archives: princesses

Everybody Gets a Crown

Someone recently asked me whether Betsy Bobbin and Trot were ever made princesses within the Oz series. L. Frank Baum never gives them this title, and neither does Ruth Plumly Thompson in her earlier books, but she does in later … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Dream

It’s been some time since my last post on a Disney movie. Blame my wife, who’s been busy doing such things as working. Anyway, at long last, here’s Sleeping Beauty, from 1959. The most noticeable thing about this film is … Continue reading

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Princess Makes Perfect

Pretty much, right? I mean, the story only worked out because the princess not only couldn’t get to sleep because there was a pea under twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds, but complained about it the next morning. Isn’t that rather … Continue reading

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