Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Click's Magazine 1941

Here's a 1941 magazine article that promotes the release of Fantasia. Always fun to read about the current mood and situation during Disney's golden age of animation.









7 comments:

  1. Nice magazine Andreas, I hope there's a magazine of Bambi newspaper or Sleeping Beauty and Snow White and why not Beauty and the Beast i hope you can post these ?.

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  2. Hey Andreas! It's funny to remember how few 'serious' composers wanted to work in film. I just rewatched Vertigo recently, which sounds nothing if not serious (and looks very Disneyesque indeed during the nightmare sequence). I idolize Bernard Herrmann and I wish he'd worked on a cartoon or two. Who are some of your favorite composers, film or otherwise?

    Also: Any idea who designed or sculpted the black centaurette on the first page? It's an incredibly affectionate portrait, especially for the era. I just wish the design in the final film was half as kind.

    Thanks for sharing these!

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  3. Did you, (or other animators in your unit) find these kinds of sculptures useful? I've seen a picture of you with a model of Scar's head before.
    In any case, they look cool

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  4. I know I'm not supposed to say so, but I really want that maquette. You can see it in some photographs from the time and in the background of (I think) "The Reluctant Dragon." I love it, understand its context, and would take care of it really well.

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    1. A couple of versions of a figure of the Nubian Centaurette were produced by Vernon Kilns pottery http://treasuresofthetwentiethcentury.com/httpdocs/build/vex13/F41CFEBD-B240-47BB-85C2-215378299080.htm

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