Jab’s Disney Reviews: The Jungle Book

https://photos.smugmug.com/Disney/i-rG4tdc8/0/7147fd19/M/JungleBook1-M.jpg Vulture: "The kid's clear, you can let go now."Baloo: "Are you kidding?! There's TEETH on the other end!" THE JUNGLE BOOK (1967): Written by: Rudyard Kipling (original), Larry Clemmons, Ralph Wright, Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry, Bill Peet The Jungle Book was the first film released after Walt's death, though he had a big hand in the production of... Continue Reading →

Jab’s Disney Reviews: 101 Dalmations

ONE-HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS (1961): Written by: Dodie Smith (novel), Bill Peet (solo) This one's one of the most well-remembered "Middle Period" Disney movies (and the first to be set in the modern day, actually!), owing primarily to its singularly-memorable villain; one so legendary that she's become completely iconic. Cruella de Vil is probably in the... Continue Reading →

Jab’s Disney Reviews: Sleeping Beauty

SLEEPING BEAUTY (1959): Written by: Charles Perrault, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright & Milt Banta Sleeping Beauty. One of the crowning jewels of the pre-'90s Animated Canon, and for good reason. Oddly, I don't think this one was released among the big stream of movies in the '90s until later,... Continue Reading →

Jab’s Disney Reviews: Lady & The Tramp

LADY AND THE TRAMP (1955): Written by: Ward Greene (original short story), Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ralph Wright, Don DaGradi & Joe Grant A famous one, mainly for two iconic Disney scenes- the Bella Notte spaghetti kiss, and the We Are Siamese If You Please cats (who probably make every person from Thailand SUPER SUPER HAPPY that it's not called... Continue Reading →

Jab’s Disney Reviews: Alice in Wonderland

https://photos.smugmug.com/Disney/i-dDGLwMM/0/fde80301/X2/Alice2-X2.jpg ALICE IN WONDERLAND (1951) Writers: Lewis Carroll (original), Milt Banta, Den Connell, William Cottrell, Joe Grant, Winston Hibler, Dick Huemer, Dick Kelsey, Tom Oreb, Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears & John Walbridge This is a famously-nutty movie, giving motivation to millions of psychedelic drug-users the world over. Which makes it all the... Continue Reading →

Jab’s Disney Reviews: Cinderella

CINDERELLA (1950) Written By: Charles Perrault (original), Ken Anderson, Perce Pearce, Homer Brightman, Winston Hibler, BilL Peet, Erdman Penner, Harry Reeves, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears & Maurice Rapf So in 1950, after YEARS of being forced to make cheap-ass "Compilations Of Shorts" films, Walt Disney FINALLY had enough money in the Baby Boom Era to make... Continue Reading →

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