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A podcast that looks at history, animation, art, and more through the eyes of classic Disney films.

  • Ep. 4 – That’s Going to be an Obstruction

    We're still talking about Pinocchio (1940) and we're really wondering, do whales sneeze? Other topics include Jiminy Cricket's HR violations, how the dangers Pinocchio faces are still problems today, and if we think the scary parts go too far for kids. Next up: Fantasia! Part one will be posted on February 8th, 2023. Twitter: @RevisitTheVault Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ninehourfilms […]


  • Ep. 3 – An Overly Flirtatious Goldfish

    What a difference three years can make. Pinocchio premiered in 1940, and despite the massive advancement in animation skill and technology, it was a commercial flop because of bad timing. This time around we talk about World War II, why Geppetto has a Germen accent, and why Stromboli is a problem. Part Two is coming […]


  • Ep. 2 – Women and their Wiles

    Welcome back to our discussion of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). This time we're talking about making pies, rotoscoping, and just how much the Evil Queen enjoys being a crone. Next up: Pinnochio (1940) in two weeks. Correction: During the episode, Mary misstated the name of the animator who invented rotoscoping. His name was […]