Category: Vault Disney

Vault Disney #4 – Dumbo

Original Release: October 1941 Runtime: 64 minutes Jim Korkis, an excellent writer on all things Disney, mentions in his book that “Every Disney movie is someone’s favorite Disney movie.” (The Revised Vault of Walt: Unofficial, Unauthorized, Uncensored Disney Stories Never Told) And as I watch these movies in […]

Vault Disney #3 : Fantasia

Original Release: November 1940 Runtime: 126 minutes Even by today’s standards, Fantasia, stands as a huge experimental piece of media. There is nothing else quite like it (Unless you count its follow-up Fantasia 2000). As Deems Taylor, the master of ceremonies in the film, says early on, Fantasia […]

Vault Disney #2 – Pinocchio

Original Release: February 1940 Runtime: 88 minutes Despite the fact that Pinocchio was released a mere 3 years after Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, the differences in story-telling and animation feel decades apart. Pinocchio seems to transcend its predecessor in every way possible. Let’s start with brass […]

Vault #1: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Year of Release: 1937 Runtime: 83 minutes If the only story anyone knew about Walt Disney was of what he went through in order to get Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs¬†produced, I think it would still be enough to land him in the ‘inspirational’ category. The film […]

New Project: Vault Disney

Last week, to my extreme pleasure, I, a 27 year old man, visited Disney World for the very first time in my life. This was my first Disney theme park experience and I was excited, terrified and a little anxious. Would it be fun even though I wasn’t […]