#ThrowbackThursday – Fantasia

Original US release date: January 29, 1941 Production budget: $2,280,000 Worldwide gross: $76,408,097 Walt Disney's Fantasia is the most atypical film I've covered, yet, and possibly that I ever will.  Broken up into eight (if the intermission is counted) musical, dialogue-free segments, the film plays like an animated night at the orchestra.  The symphonies are accompanied... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Original US release date: October 5, 1949 Production budget: Unavailable Worldwide gross: Unavailable Disney changed the world of entertainment upon its release of the first-ever feature-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937.  Their momentum (both creatively and financially) continued from there, with Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, and then Bambi in 1942.  They were... Continue Reading →

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