Tag: Disney

“Seven Little Men Help a Girl”

Letters of Note digs up a prank memo from a 1980s Disney animator (upset because of the name change from Basil of Baker Street to The Great Mouse Detective), which provides alternate names for classic Disney flicks like “Seven Little Men Help a Girl,” “The Wooden Boy Who […]

My Pretty Pony: Remixing is Magic

Variety has a piece on how Hasbro allows fans to use footage from My Pretty Pony: Friendship is Magic, while other media copyright holders continue to try and squash fan use of media properties. “Really it all comes down to a question of control for big media companies….They […]

Manga Eiga: Old Japanese Animation

The Japan Society had a program featuring Japanese animation from the 1910s-1940s.  Even if you missed it, you can still see some shorts —a beautiful 1929 silent featuring Tengu; sing along with a 1930 papercut animation village festival; an unfortunate butterfly from 1931; tricks between a fox spirit […]