DVD Review: Walt Disney Treasures – The Complete Pluto 1930-1947

In an animated world where mice, ducks, and even another dog all act like human beings, Pluto is an enigma: a dog who acts like a dog. Long recognized as Mickey’s canine companion and pal, Pluto actually at one time belonged to Minnie. Pluto’s earliest incarnation came in the animated short The Chain Gang whereContinue reading “DVD Review: Walt Disney Treasures – The Complete Pluto 1930-1947”

DVD Review – Walt Disney Treasures: Behind the Scenes at the Walt Disney Studios – Animation Appreciation 101

I was born just a bit too late to see the original broadcasts of the Wonderful World of Disney. I can remember an incarnation of the show from my younger years, but it wasn’t something which I appreciated until my fondness for all things Disney grew in my twenties. This entry in the Walt DisneyContinue reading “DVD Review – Walt Disney Treasures: Behind the Scenes at the Walt Disney Studios – Animation Appreciation 101”

Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse in Black & White – Share Memories with a New Generation

One of my fondest memories from elementary school were the days that were rainy, snowy, and/or cold. Those days, following our lunch in the cafeteria, we’d be sent off to the gymnasium where our gym teacher ran the projector showing all sorts of “old” cartoons and Little Rascals episodes. Now, I never was nor amContinue reading “Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse in Black & White – Share Memories with a New Generation”