Bambi (1942) – Part Two.
We start out talking about spring and how exhausting some of these romantic tropes tend to be, but like the movie we quickly move into some of the really scary parts – the hunters and the forest fire. Along the way we sidetrack about anime for a little bit, try not to spend too long on the mating habits of white tailed deer, and talk about how much we love the song Little April Shower. All in all, we definitely recommend this one.
Next time, we’re going to be talking about the Package Films aka the movies Disney put out to keep the studio afloat during the rest of WWII.
- Wikipedia: Bambi, a Life in the Woods
- Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist
- PBS American Masters: Tyrus
- PBS American Masters: How Tyrus Wong got the job to animate Bambi
- Tyrus Wong: An Appreciation by John Canemaker
- Tyrus Wong, ‘Bambi’ Artist Thwarted by Racial Bias, Dies at 106
- How Tyrus Wong’s Christmas Cards Captivated the American Public (Smithsonian Magazine)
- The Bambi Effect
- The Disney Revolt: The Great Labor War of Animation’s Golden Age by Jake S. Friedman