017a – Beauty and the Beast Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”  with the original stories by  Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve (1740) and  Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1756). [Read more…]

016 – The Wind in the Willows

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Wind in the Willows” from the package film “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad” with the original book “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Grahame. [Read more…]

015b – The Jungle Book Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Jungle Book” and their 2016 live-action remake, with the original “The Jungle Book” and “The Second Jungle Book By Rudyard Kipling.

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Bonus Episode #01 – “No More Ducks!” A Quick Look At Disney Legend, Bill Peet

This episode is an exclusive bonus podcast for Patreon Patrons and Donors to DSO. 

 

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As I was working on Episode 15a, The Jungle Book Part One, I tripped over the name of a guy named Bill Peet, and kind of fell down a rabbit hole that led to some interesting takes on Walt Disney. So, I thought I’d explore a little bit of his history, and share it as a little extra “thank you” for everything. [Read more…]

015a – The Jungle Book Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Jungle Book” and thier 2016 live-action remake, with the original “The Jungle Book” and “The Second Jungle Book By Rudyard Kipling.

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DSO Is Moving

DSO is responding to some very sudden life-altering changes. And here is a brief announcement about what’s going on.

014b – Pinocchio Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Pinocchio” with the original 1883 children’s book, “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by Carlo Collodi.

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014a – Pinocchio Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Pinocchio” with the original 1883 children’s book, “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by Carlo Collodi.

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013b – The Princess and the Frog Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog” with the stories that inspired the film, “The Frog Princess” by E.D Baker, and “The Frog Prince” by The Brothers Grimm.

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013a – The Princess and the Frog Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog” with the stories that inspired the film, “The Frog Princess” by E.D Baker, and “The Frog Prince” by The Brothers Grimm.

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