#ThrowbackThursday – Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Original US release date: July 28. 1951 Production budget: $3,000,000 Worldwide gross: $5,200,000 Remember Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs?  The first feature-length animated film in movie history?  The one that grossed $185 million on a $1.5 million budget, simply by virtue of being the first of its kind?  Well, that was almost Alice in Wonderland.  Walt... Continue Reading →

#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 →

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