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Walt Disney and Europe European Influences on the Animated Feature Films of Walt Disney

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ISBN-10: 1864620412

ISBN-13: 9781864620412

Edition: 1999

Authors: Robin R. Allan, Robin R. Allan

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Walt Disney and Europe is a fascinating study of the way Europe and European culture influenced Walt Disney in the making of animated feature films from Snow White to the Jungle Book. Dr Allan, through archival research and interviews with many of those who worked closely with Walt Disney himself, has written a unique account of the films and their links with Europe. Unlike many other books on Disney it is not based on secondary sources, and makes no attempt to cover the whole range of the Disney phenomenon, but concentrates on the classic animated films that were produced under Walt Disney's personal supervision.These films are still the basis of the company's continuing success and Dr.…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 11/22/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.99" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Walt Disney: the Man and the Studio
European influences before Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Vaudeville, the circus and early cinema
The comic strip and adventure stories
Early animation and Europe
American influences
Mickey Mouse and the Silly Symphonies
European visit 1935
'I believe in Fairy Tales': Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Producing an animated feature film
The development of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
From Grimm to Disney
The Dark World of Pinocchio
Background to the film
Collodi and Disney
Tenggren and Bavaria
Introduction to Fantasia
Fantasia: from Bach to Stravinsky
Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite
Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring
Fantasia: from Beethoven to Schubert
Beethoven's Sixth Symphony - The Pastoral
Ponchielli's The Dance of the Hours
Moussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain
Schubert's Ave Maria
The Experimental Forties
From Cinderella to Disneyland
Cinderella (1950)
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
Peter Pan (1953)
From Magic Kingdom to Mowgli
Sleeping Beauty (1959)
One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Mary Poppins (1964)
The Jungle Book (1967)
Conclusion: 'Best Vantage Point for Viewing the Castle'
Animated feature films after Walt Disney
From Epcot to Disneyland Paris
Walt Disney and Europe
Continuing Fantasia
Other unfinished European projects
Select Bibliography
Unpublished sources
Select Filmography