Getting to know Mickey Mouse
Getting to know Mickey Mouse 2109
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English 2109: Children’s Lit and Disney Terms for Mickey Mouse: 1. Copy right: registering the expression of an idea so it’s legally yours 2. New historicism: placing a story (or film) in the time of its publication to explore how story reflects its time period 3. Slapstick: physical humor 4. Situational humor: humor that exploits the immediate surrounds “situations” 5. Rubber hose animation: when an animated character(s) limbs stretch like elastic without bones 6. Synchronized sound: sound that coincides with action, not simply background music 7. Foil: a character who, by contrast highlights another character’s characteristics 8. Hays code: motion picture code, sets up “moral guidelines” for films 9. Alliteration: repetition of initial sounds in words Plane Crazy (1928) Charles Lindbergh (1927) First solo non-stop transatlantic flight Second largest search engine behind Google After seeing an ad pop up First Mickey Mouse Cartoons: (in order) 1. Steamboat Willie 2. Plane Crazy 3. Gallopin Gaucho Silly Symphony Terms : 1. Technicolor: vibrant color, combining colors on 3 strips of negatives to produce color film 2. Bicycling prints: theaters shared copies, literally hanging the film bicycled from one theater to the next 3. U.S Depression: 1929 to 1941, “Brother can you spare a dime” song 4. Multiplane camera: developed by Disney Studios and developed “depth” and sense of three-dimensionality Disney’s Concerns: 1. Creativity 2. Quality 3. Sustainability 4. Copy right Silly Symphonies: 1. The Skeleton Dance (1929) First Silly Symphony and showed the importance of music 2. Flowers and Trees (1932) First animation with Technicolor and won the first academy award for “Best cartoon short” 3. The Three little Pigs (1933) Most popular silly symphony Most popular cartoon short ever made It’s character development changed animation Made the most money Includes: Fifer pig, Fiddler pig, practical pig and Big bad wolf Sequels= Fail 4. The Goddess of Spring (1934) Experiment to draw human figures 5. The Old Mill (1937) First use of mulitiplane camera Storm sequence
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