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Shirley Is in Her Holy Temple

I don’t know how seriously Shirley Temple was considered for the role of Dorothy in the 1939 Wizard of Oz, but I do seem to recall reading that she was actually familiar with the Oz books. Many years later, she … Continue reading

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Tubby Little Cubby All Stuffed with Fluff

From what I understand, Walt Disney wanted to make a feature film of A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories, but decided to start out making shorts. After his death, three of the shorts (only the first of which was released during Walt’s … Continue reading

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We Are the Music Makers, and We Are the Dreamers of Dreams

Our sequential viewing of Disney animated films continues with Make Mine Music, another collection of shorts. That’s what Disney would continue to release as films until 1950’s Cinderella. World War II had done a number on their ability to come … Continue reading

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When I See an Elephant Fly

We’re back to the Revisiting Disney series with the fourth animated film, Dumbo. This is one I can recall seeing a fair amount as a kid. It was the first of the animated classics to be released on home video, … Continue reading

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