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

  • Ep. 6 – Don’t Be Judgmental About Those Lizards

    We're back from getting snacks during intermission and now it's time to talk dinosaurs, centaurs, and hippos, oh my. The second half of our talk on Fantasia covers the Rite of Spring, The Pastoral Symphony, Dance of the Hours, and Night on Bald Mountain. Gretchen explains why Rite of Spring is one of her favorite […]

  • Ep. 5 – The Racist Mushrooms Were a Surprise

    "The Racist Mushrooms Were a Surprise" It feels like we were just at the theater. Disney released two features in 1940, a big gamble that did not pay off for the company. Fantasia hit theaters in November. It was meant to be the first in a series, it was instead a massive commercial failure. But […]

  • 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 […]