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Re: [ARSCLIST] Disney = God?--was: The Incompetence of Sonny Bono

On 30/10/06, Steven C. Barr(x) wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Mike Loughlin" <mikel78_rpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Also the idea of a young "live" girl named Alice in the wonderland of
>> cartoon animation came to Disney from Dodgson's book. In > Oh
> yeah, a few years later on he did make a few million from a feature
>> length cartoon entitled "Alice in Wonderland, which I do believe was
>> based on Dodgson's book, and which Dodgson's estate never got a penny
>> out of.
> Actually, the Disney empire has essentially taken over any number of
> traditional literary characters! In the 21st century, we inevitably
> think of the Disney versions of Snow White, Peter Pan, Winnie the
> Pooh... and so on.

Snow White possibly, but certainly I don't think of the Disney versions
of Pooh or Wind in the Willows first. 

Books of these containing the original (or early) illustrations are
still in all the bookshops, and I'm sure get bought as gifts for

However, while Alice and Pooh have "official" illustrations, many other
famous stories do not. In the case of the "Jungle Book", the Disney
version is so different as to be almost a new work entirely.
> Welcome to the XXI Jahrhundert...
> Steven C. Barr
Don Cox

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