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…]

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…]

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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