2669.6 #48 (DL Qual #39

Nov 13, 2012 11:07 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I did use the Search Feature and i dont see any post about this so i will give it a shot. 72 years ago today, November 13, 1940, Walt Disney's 3rd Animated Feature, FANTASIA, was released. Originally titled, THE CONCERT FEATURE, it is considered an innovation during its time due to the development and use of "Fantasound" (precursor of Surround Sound) for its roadshow release. It is a combination of the talents of Disney Animators, conductor Leopold Stokowski and Philadelphia Orchestra and Deems Taylor. One of the famous segment, the Sorcerer Apprentice, was planned to be a Silly Symphony short. But, due to its cost, Sorcerer Apprentice became part of a feature film, together with 7 other segments. What is your Favorite Fantasia segment?

I will always have fond memories of my grandma taking me to see Fantasia when I was around 8. So when Disney rereleased the movie in 1990 I took my husband who I was dating at the time to see it. He fell asleep during the movie. I guess it wasn't for him. Thanks for the post.πŸ˜„ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1566.1 #107 12:08AM
wow that is a sweet story :) - otilegna  2669.6 #48 12:19AM
Still one of my favorite Disney productions! Although I wasn't terribly impressed with the "Sorcerers Apprentice" with Nicholas Cage. - DisneyDavidEMT  2626.6 #50 11:24PM
i never watched the live sorcerer apprentice, but i'm glad they incorporate the brooms there - otilegna  2669.6 #48 11:39PM
The brooms and the mops were the best scene in the live version. - DisneyDavidEMT  2626.6 #50 12:24AM
Duchess didn't cover this today? - MagicalLand  414.2 #535 11:35PM
Duchess does the History 😊 - misschurro  6361.3 #17 11:36PM
@THAThmacif, i know... that is why i searched all of the post and i never saw any at all :(, and i just have some bad moment today so this became my outlet.... sorry - otilegna  2669.6 #48 11:38PM
oh, I meant Duchess usually does History. No need to feel bad. oh gosh, it's ok :) *hands you a churro* - misschurro  6361.3 #17 11:40PM
Slacking, duchess. JK I always look forward to your this day in Disney history - philliprocks  1319.2 #132 11:42PM
@THAThmacif, its alright... i am like waiting for her post for today. i am biased because Fantasia is my fave Disney movie and share some special magic in my heart today :)... and thank you for the churro!!! - otilegna  2669.6 #48 11:42PM
SIC had one post today re: a pillow. - misschurro  6361.3 #17 11:42PM
Hmacif your right, got my names switched up. I'll re edit this - MagicalLand  414.2 #535 11:47PM
haha, we love that pillow so much :) - otilegna  2669.6 #48 11:47PM
now our replies look odd - misschurro  6361.3 #17 11:50PM
Haha ;) but we still love the pillow - otilegna  2669.6 #48 11:52PM
Thanks for the info on this otilegna! - MagicalLand  414.2 #535 11:49PM
You're welcome - otilegna  2669.6 #48 11:53PM
for me, it is hard to say my fave segment. but the one that gives me the goosebumps is Mussorgsky's Night on the Bald Mountain, featuring Chernabog :) - otilegna  2669.6 #48 11:50PM
I really love this movie ! - jmza4  323.6 #31532 12:12AM
Same here :) - otilegna  2669.6 #48 12:53PM
I love this movie. It always relaxed me and put me to sleep when I was stressed. - dumbbunny  627.2 #324 12:48AM
Same here. Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 are like relaxing movies to me - otilegna  2669.6 #48 12:54PM
And i want to apologize for posting a non-live pic and a history stuff.... I just don't want to miss the day (my real birthdate). - otilegna  2669.6 #48 1:03AM
Happy birthday! - RapunzalK  196.7 #2032 1:15AM
Thans. It is now Happy UNbirthday to me :/ - otilegna  2669.6 #48 1:17AM
It should be Thanks and not Thans :) - otilegna  2669.6 #48 12:54PM
The dance of the hour was ALWAYS my favorite! Remembering when i was little, i asked my mom for a pink tutu so i can dance like the hippo. Hahaha. I always thought she was cute, especially how ben ali gator admired her lol this scene will never get old for me, wait, the movie itself!!!! - BrinnieMouse182  177.5 #2283 3:45AM
That is cute :) - otilegna  2669.6 #48 12:55PM
I always loved the ancient Greek one with the drunk man/goat, then Zeus throwing lighting bolts. That one was my favorite! - lovetheland7  177.9 #2279 6:06AM
Bacchus :) - otilegna  2669.6 #48 12:55PM
I guess I have always loved dancing mushrooms. - Tealtownfan  1015.6 #184 6:59AM
Hop-Low - otilegna  2669.6 #48 12:55PM
It's the only Disney movie I've never finished watching. At out the parts I've seen I love the dancing hippos - Minderella  299.3 #918 8:26AM
I have no idea about which scene is my favorite. I love them all. What I remember most about this movie is putting the tape into the VCR, getting my 3 babies their pillows and blankets to watch it, and the next thing I knew was 2 hour naps for all of us. I still have the tape, and can't wait to share it with our grandson. - Sugarbuzz  242.6 #1449 9:11AM
Awww. I will say the Vhs version are more nice compare to the BluRay version (even if they try to make it as the roadshow version) - otilegna  2669.6 #48 10:41AM
Thanks so much for posting this! Fantasia is my favorite film! (I'm a music major.) So neat to find out it was released on my birthday. And we are birthday buddies too! - JamieFaye  199.5 #1999 10:45AM
Ohhhh sweet! Yeah i guess that is also one reason why i love fantasia - otilegna  2669.6 #48 12:37PM

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