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The Disney Story Origins Podcast

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The Original stories, fairytales, and legends that inspire the Disney films.

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The Original stories, fairytales, and legends that inspire the Disney films.

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By Kristin1986! - Jan 08 2020
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Extremely well done and very interesting! Hope you do Jungle book someday :)

Amazing!!!!!

By VC_Video - Dec 26 2019
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I’m glad to see it’s back! Always enjoy the episodes can’t wait for more to come.

iTunes Ratings

498 Ratings
Average Ratings
423
31
19
13
12

Excellent

By Kristin1986! - Jan 08 2020
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Extremely well done and very interesting! Hope you do Jungle book someday :)

Amazing!!!!!

By VC_Video - Dec 26 2019
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I’m glad to see it’s back! Always enjoy the episodes can’t wait for more to come.
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The Disney Story Origins Podcast

Latest release on Jan 29, 2020

All 29 episodes from oldest to newest

013a – The Princess and the Frog Part 1

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Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog” with the stories that inspired the film, “The Frog Princess” by E.D Baker, and “The Frog Prince” by The Brothers Grimm.

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Produced By

Vaughn M. Dennis, Tracey Hansen, and Kathleen Hale

 Music

“A Time Forgotten” by Darren Curtis

“Dark Tension Rising” by Mattia Cupelli

“Dreams and Fantasies” by Jay Man

“Forest Ventures”  by FesliyanStudios

Patreon Patrons and Donors

Aaron     Alexander    Alyssa Ottum Annie Lilley 

Ariane Woods    Armond Nisbett Brittney Fountaine Cass Morris 

Bruce Strong   Celeste Weinstien    Chelsea Jerabek Crystal Xavier-Cohen   

Dan CooneyDann Todd    Doug Fiehwheg  Drew Hoffman  

Erin Audley  Eduarda Severo    Henna K Jace 101    Jasmine McAvoy

Jennifer Clickenbeard Jennifer Jones    Jennifer Snyder

Jaime Glazerman Joseph Matthews Josh Wells

Kathleen Hale    Kathleen Kayembe    Kathrine 

Katie Melbourne    Kim Slusher    Kimberly Morrison    Kyle

Krista Dupps Laura Snell  Leticia Valdez Lisa Rutledge  

Mark Montgomery    Matthew Nelson    Meghan Martin  

MelKel Michael Jacobs  Nathan Yang Nicholas Barto 

Patty McEfee Philip Joslin    Princess    Rachael Ward 

Renee Roub    Ronda Wilkes    Russell Dameron 

Ryan Luetzow    Sarah Garr    Scott Smith    

The Lord of Chaos :O  Tamra Derry Tiffiany Vaisenen    

Tracey Motika    Trent Call    Valeria Moore

Vanessa Marrek Vaughn M. Dennis Vlad

Thank you all so much for your patronage. Without you, the show would have been over a long time ago.  ~Paul 

Recommended Reading

The Frog Princess (Tales of the Frog Princess) by E.D. Baker

The%20Frog Prince and Other Frog Tales From Around the WorldThe Frog Prince and Other Frog Tales From Around the World

Bibliography

Print

Baker, E. D. The Frog Princess. Bloomsbury, 2004.

“Evil Villains.” Handsome Heroes & Vile Villains: Men in Disney’s Feature Animation, by Amy Michele. Davis, John Libbey Publishing, 2014, pp. 218–225.

Heiner, Heidi Anne. The Frog Prince and Other Frog Tales from around the World. SurLaLune Press, 2010.

Kurtti, Jeff. The Art of The Princess and the Frog. Chronicle Books, 2009.

Film

Walt Disney Pictures ; Walt Disney Animation Studios ; produced by Peter Del Vecho ; original story, Ron Clements, Greg Erb, John Musker, Jason Oremland ; screenplay by Ron Clements & John Musker and Rob Edwards ; directed by Ron Clements, John Musker. The Princess and the Frog. [Burbank, CA] :Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, 2010.

World Wide Web

African Americans and World War I, exhibitions.nypl.org/africanaage/essay-world-war-i.html.

“Aaron Douglas.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 10 Sept. 2019, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Douglas.

“Block Parties in Motion: the New Orleans Second Line Parade.” FrenchQuarter.com, www.frenchquarter.com/secondline/.

“Charlotte La Bouff.” Disney Wiki, disney.fandom.com/wiki/Charlotte_La_Bouff.

“Evangeline.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Feb. 2018, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evangeline.

“Frog Kings.” Firewalking Myth vs Physics, www.pitt.edu/~dash/frog.html#taylor.

Gavin, Michael, et al. “Disney Villain Profile: Dr. Facilier (Aka The Shadow Man) from ‘The Princess and the Frog.’” Inside the Magic, 22 Feb. 2017, insidethemagic.net/2017/02/disney-villain-profile-dr-facilier-aka-the-shadow-man-from-the-princess-and-the-frog/.

“Gertrude Ederle.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 6 Aug. 2019, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Ederle.

“Harlem Renaissance.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 4 Sept. 2019, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harlem_Renaissance.

Jessica. “Interview: E.D. Baker Excited to Revisit Frog Princess for 15th Anniversary.” Www.crackingthecover.com, 7 June 2017, www.crackingthecover.com/13770/e-d-baker-frog-princess-returns/.

King, Susan. “Q & A With ‘Princess and the Frog’ Animators.” Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times, 22 Nov. 2009, articles.latimes.com/2009/nov/22/entertainment/la-ca-princess22-2009nov22.

“Louisiana Voodoo.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 25 Feb. 2018, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Voodoo.

“Princess Tiana Voice Actress Anika Noni Rose Addresses Disney Reanimating Character after Backlash.” EW.com, ew.com/movies/2018/09/25/anika-noni-rose-princess-tiana-ralph-2/.

“Q & A With E.D. Baker.” PublishersWeekly.com, www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/78512-q-a-with-e-d-baker.html.

Stone, Melody. “Great Gratuity: A Brief History Of Tipping In America.” Home, www.capradio.org/articles/2015/08/12/great-gratuity-a-brief-history-of-tipping-in-america/.

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Annotated Fairy Tales, Fairy Tale Books and Illustrations, www.surlalunefairytales.com/frogking/index.html.

“The Frog Prince or Iron Henry – A History of the Tale.” Pook Press, www.pookpress.co.uk/project/the-frog-prince-history/.

“The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow . Jim Crow Stories . Segregation in the U. S. Government | PBS.” THIRTEEN, www.thirteen.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_events_segregation.html.

“Tiana.” Disney Wiki, disney.fandom.com/wiki/Tiana.

“Tiana (Disney).” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 3 Mar. 2019, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiana_(Disney).

Thrillist. “12 Reasons Why Being a Chef Is Way Harder Than You Think.” Thrillist, Thrillist, 7 Dec. 2015, www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/why-being-a-chef-is-way-harder-than-you-think.

Videos, Wotso, director. Dr. Facilier’s Voodoo, “Royal” Lineage and Past Explained. YouTube, YouTube, 12 Oct. 2017, www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAjxnlGA1aQ.

Voodoo Tarot of New Orleans, www.facade.com/tarot/voodoo/.

Jan 29 2020

2hr 10mins

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012 – Mickey’s Christmas Carol

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Comparing and contrasting Disney’s 1983 Classic, “Mickey’s Christmas Carol”, with the story that inspired the film, “A Christmas Carol In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas” by Charles Dickens.

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Produced By

Henna K

Kathleen Hale

Tracey Hansen

Tracey Motika

and

Vaughn M. Dennis

 Music

“Deafening Silence” by Marc v/d Meulen

“Ghost” composed by Tim Beek

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen” sung by the Bach Choir, 2007

“Haunted” by Ross Bugden Notchback Music (NBM)

“Joy to the World” sung by The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 2006

“Sir Roger de Coverley” Jane Austen Ball 2012

“Winter Trouble” composed by Myuu

Patreon Patrons and Donors

Aaron     Alexander    Annie Lilley 

Ariane Woods    Armond Nisbett Bruce Strong Cass Morris 

Celeste Weinstien    Crystal Xavier-Cohen    Dan Cooney 

Dann Todd    Doug Fiehwheg    Erin Audley 

Eduarda Severo    Jace 101    Jennifer Clickenbeard

Jennifer Jones    Jennifer Snyder Joseph Matthews    Josh Wells 

Kathleen Hale    Kathleen Kayembe    Kathrine 

Katie Melbourne    Kim Slusher    Kimberly Morrison    Kyle

Laura Snell    Leticia Valdez  Lisa Rutledge

Mark Montgomery    Matthew Nelson    Meghan Martin  

Michael Jacobs    Nicholas Barto    Patty McEfee 

Philip Joslin    Princess    Rachael Ward 

Renee Roub    Ronda Wilkes    Russell Dameron 

Ryan Luetzow    Sarah Garr    Scott Smith    

The Lord of Chaos    Tiffiany Vaisenen    Tracey Motika  

Trent Call    Vanessa Marrek    Vaughn M. Dennis Vlad

Thank you all so much for your patronage. Without you, the show would have been over a long time ago.  ~Paul 

Recommended Reading

The Annotated Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol in Prose (The Annotated Books)

Bibliography

Print

Dickens, Charles, et al. The Annotated Christmas Carol: a Christmas Carol in Prose. W.W. Norton & Co., 2004.

Film

Mattinson, Burny, director. Mickeys Christmas Carol. Walt Disney Educational Media, 1983.

World Wide Web

Agarwal, Prateek. “Malthusian Theory of Population.” Intelligent Economist, Intelligent Economist, 24 June 2019, www.intelligenteconomist.com/malthusian-theory/.

Bowyer, Jerry. “Malthus and Scrooge: How Charles Dickens Put Holly Branch Through The Heart Of The Worst Economics Ever.” Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 24 Dec. 2012, www.forbes.com/sites/jerrybowyer/2012/12/24/malthus-and-scrooge-how-charles-dickens-put-holly-branch-through-the-heart-of-the-worst-economics-ever/#6ab7f726672d.

Broich, John. “A Christmas Carol: The True History Behind the Dickens Story.” Time, Time, 13 Dec. 2016, time.com/4597964/history-charles-dickens-christmas-carol/.

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL.” The Project Gutenberg EBook of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens., www.gutenberg.org/files/19337/19337-h/19337-h.htm.

“A Christmas Carol.” Charles Dickens Info, 1 Dec. 2019, www.charlesdickensinfo.com/christmas-carol/.

“A Christmas Carol.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 18 Dec. 2019, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Christmas_Carol.

DEI Creative in Seattle, WA. “’A Christmas Carol’: Sending the Poor to Prison.” Economic Opportunity Institute, www.opportunityinstitute.org/blog/post/a-christmas-carol-sending-the-poor-to-prison/.

“Evolution of SCROOGE MCDUCK Over 72 Years (1947-2019) Explained.” YouTube, YouTube, www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYG1PowuMAQ.

History.com Editors. “History of Christmas.” History.com, A&E Television Networks, 27 Oct. 2009, www.history.com/topics/christmas/history-of-christmas.

Korkis, Jim. “Mickey’s Christmas Carol.” MousePlanet, www.mouseplanet.com/11965/Mickeys_Christmas_Carol.

Lee, Dwight R., et al. “The Two Moralities of Ebenezer Scrooge.” Econlib, 3 June 2019, www.econlib.org/library/Columns/y2013/Leescrooge.html.

“Lessons Learned from A Christmas Carol.” Institute for Excellence in Writing, 17 Dec. 2018, iew.com/help-support/blog/lessons-learned-christmas-carol.

Marotta, David John. “Why Is Bob Cratchit So Poor?” Marotta On Money, 31 Jan. 2018, www.marottaonmoney.com/why-is-bob-cratchit-so-poor/.

“Mickey’s Christmas Carol.” Christmas Specials Wiki, christmas-specials.fandom.com/wiki/Mickey%27s_Christmas_Carol.

Mulligan, Hugh. “The Story Behind Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.” Read It Forward, 6 Nov. 2019, www.readitforward.com/excerpt/story-behind-charles-dickens-christmas-carol/.

Ness, Mari. “A Very Christmas Mickey: Mickey’s Christmas Carol and The Gift of the Magi.” Tor.com, 7 Jan. 2016, www.tor.com/2016/01/06/a-very-christmas-mickey-mickeys-christmas-carol-and-the-gift-of-the-magi/.

Oh My Disney. “The Many Character Cameos in Mickey’s Christmas Carol.” Oh My Disney, 15 Apr. 2016, ohmy.disney.com/movies/2013/12/07/the-many-character-cameos-in-mickeys-christmas-carol/.

“Scrooge McDuck.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 18 Dec. 2019, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrooge_McDuck.

“Scrooge v. Ghost of Christmas Present on the Sabbath.” James’ Ramblings, 26 Dec. 2008, jamesbradfordpate.wordpress.com/2008/12/26/scrooge-v-ghost-of-christmas-present-on-the-sabbath/.

Sherrill, Matthew. “Ditching Dickensian.” The Paris Review, 4 Dec. 2018, www.theparisreview.org/blog/2014/04/30/ditching-dickensian/.

Study.com, Study.com, study.com/academy/lesson/jacob-marley-in-a-christmas-carol.html.

“Victorian Christmas – History of Christmas.” BBC, BBC, www.bbc.co.uk/victorianchristmas/history.shtml.

Dec 21 2019

2hr 58mins

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011b – Bambi Part 2

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Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Bambi” with the novel “Bambi A Life in the Woods” by Felix Salten. 

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Produced By

Vaughn M. Dennis, Tracey Hansen, and Kathleen Hale

 Music

“Autumn” by PureComposition

“Cinematic Danger Background Music” by Royalty Free Music

Dark Tension Rising” composed by Mattia Cupelli

“Melody of my Dreams” composed by Whitesand

“Run” composed by Ross Bugden

Patreon Patrons and Donors

Aaron     Alexander    Annie Lilley 

Ariane Woods    Cass Morris 

Celeste Weinstien    Crystal Xavier-Cohen    Dan Cooney 

Dann Todd    Doug Fiehwheg    Erin Audley 

Eduarda Severo    Jace 101    Jennifer Clickenbeard

Jennifer Jones    Joseph Matthews    Josh Wells 

Kathleen Hale    Kathleen Kayembe    Kathrine 

Katie Melbourne    Kim Slusher    Kimberly Morrison    Kyle

Laura Snell    Lisa Rutledge    Mads Madsen 

Mark Montgomery    Matthew Nelson    Meghan Martin  

Michael Jacobs    Nicholas Barto    Patty McEfee 

Philip Joslin    Princess    Rachael Ward 

Renee Roub    Ronda Wilkes    Russell Dameron 

Ryan Luetzow    Sarah Garr    Scott Smith    

The Lord of Chaos :O    Tiffiany Vaisenen    Tracey Motika  

Trent Call    Vanessa Marrek    Vaughn M. Dennis

Thank you all so much for your patronage. Without you, the show would have been over a long time ago.  ~Paul 

Recommended Reading

Bambi A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten

Bibliography

Print

“Bambi and the Idea of Conservation.” The Idea of Nature in Disney Animation: from Snow White to WALL-E, by David Whitley, 2nd ed., Routledge, 2016, pp. 82–102.

Salten, Felix. Bambi: a Life in the Woods. Barton Press, 2011.

Film

Disney, Walt. Bambi. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, 2017.

Disney, Walt. Bambi. Inside Walt’s Story Meetings: Extended Edition, Bonus Features. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, 2017

World Wide Web

Abad-Santos, Alexander. “The ‘Bambi’s Mom’ Moment: When Pop Culture Taught Us About Death.” The Atlantic, Atlantic Media Company, 30 Oct. 2013, www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/08/bambi-moment-when-pop-culture-taught-us-about-death/324507/.

“Animating Nature: The Making of Bambi.” Oh My Disney, 12 Aug. 2016, ohmy.disney.com/movies/2016/08/12/animating-nature-making-bambi/.

“Bambi, a Life in the Woods.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 3 Aug. 2018, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bambi,_a_Life_in_the_Woods.

“Bambi’s Jewish Roots.” Jewish Review of Books, 23 Sept. 2015, jewishreviewofbooks.com/articles/618/bambis-jewish-roots/.

Demosthenes. “Disney’s Bambi.” Fleischer Studios, 1 Jan. 1970, norlinreelhistory.blogspot.com/2011/04/disneys-bambi.html.

“Feeding Wildlife.” National Parks Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, www.nps.gov/brca/learn/nature/feedingwildlife.htm.

Ferber, Alona. “The Man Who Wrote Bambi and Didn’t Make a Dime from the Movie Was Born.” Haaretz.com, Haaretz Com, 10 Apr. 2018, www.haaretz.com/jewish/.premium-this-day-bambi-s-father-is-born-1.5395430.

Gutenberg. “Eng.” The Story of an Hour | Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing – EBooks | Read EBooks Online, www.gutenberg.us/articles/eng/bambi,_a_life_in_the_woods.

“How Did Bambi Lead to the Creation of Smokey the Bear?” Entertainment Legends Revealed!, 21 Oct. 2015, legendsrevealed.com/entertainment/2015/10/16/how-did-bambi-lead-to-the-creation-of-smokey-the-bear/.

“How ‘Bambi’ Hoodwinked American Environmentalists.” What It Means to Be American, www.whatitmeanstobeamerican.org/ideas/how-bambi-hoodwinked-american-environmentalists/.

“Lutts: ‘The Trouble with Bambi.’” Smokey’s Revenge, www.history.vt.edu/Barrow/Hist2104/readings/bambi.html.

Ness, Mari. “Death and Survival: Felix Salten’s Bambi: A Life in the Woods.” Tor.com, 20 May 2015, www.tor.com/2015/05/07/the-disney-read-watch-bambi-a-life-in-the-woods/.

Villalobos, Ric. “The Problem With ‘Bambi’ The Rules And Knowledge Of Hunting Deer Are More Complicated Than The Film’s Fans Realize.” Spokesman.com, The Spokesman-Review, 28 Aug. 2011, www.spokesman.com/stories/1997/nov/02/the-problem-with-bambi-the-rules-and-knowledge-of/.

“Why Disney Movie Deaths Matter.” /Film, 25 Aug. 2017, www.slashfilm.com/why-disney-movie-deaths-matter/.

Oct 26 2018

2hr 5mins

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011a – Bambi Part 1

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Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Bambi” with the novel “Bambi A Life in the Woods” by Felix Salten. 

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Produced By

Vaughn M. Dennis, Tracey Hansen, and Kathleen Hale

 Music

“Autumn” by PureComposition

“Cinematic Danger Background Music” by Royalty Free Music

Dark Tension Rising” composed by Mattia Cupelli

“Melody of my Dreams” composed by Whitesand

“Run” composed by Ross Bugden

Patreon Patrons and Donors

Aaron     Alexander    Annie Lilley 

Ariane Woods    Cass Morris 

Celeste Weinstien    Crystal Xavier-Cohen    Dan Cooney 

Dann Todd    Doug Fiehwheg    Erin Audley 

Eduarda Severo    Jace 101    Jennifer Clickenbeard

Jennifer Jones    Joseph Matthews    Josh Wells 

Kathleen Hale    Kathleen Kayembe    Kathrine 

Katie Melbourne    Kim Slusher    Kimberly Morrison    Kyle

Laura Snell    Lisa Rutledge    Mads Madsen 

Mark Montgomery    Matthew Nelson    Meghan Martin  

Michael Jacobs    Nicholas Barto    Patty McEfee 

Philip Joslin    Princess    Rachael Ward 

Renee Roub    Ronda Wilkes    Russell Dameron 

Ryan Luetzow    Sarah Garr    Scott Smith    

The Lord of Chaos :O    Tiffiany Vaisenen    Tracey Motika  

Trent Call    Vanessa Marrek    Vaughn M. Dennis

Thank you all so much for your patronage. Without you, the show would have been over a long time ago.  ~Paul 

Recommended Reading

Bambi A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten

Bibliography

Print

“Bambi and the Idea of Conservation.” The Idea of Nature in Disney Animation: from Snow White to WALL-E, by David Whitley, 2nd ed., Routledge, 2016, pp. 82–102.

Salten, Felix. Bambi: a Life in the Woods. Barton Press, 2011.

Film

Disney, Walt. Bambi. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, 2017.

Disney, Walt. Bambi. Inside Walt’s Story Meetings: Extended Edition, Bonus Features. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, 2017

World Wide Web

Abad-Santos, Alexander. “The ‘Bambi’s Mom’ Moment: When Pop Culture Taught Us About Death.” The Atlantic, Atlantic Media Company, 30 Oct. 2013, www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/08/bambi-moment-when-pop-culture-taught-us-about-death/324507/.

“Animating Nature: The Making of Bambi.” Oh My Disney, 12 Aug. 2016, ohmy.disney.com/movies/2016/08/12/animating-nature-making-bambi/.

“Bambi, a Life in the Woods.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 3 Aug. 2018, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bambi,_a_Life_in_the_Woods.

“Bambi’s Jewish Roots.” Jewish Review of Books, 23 Sept. 2015, jewishreviewofbooks.com/articles/618/bambis-jewish-roots/.

Demosthenes. “Disney’s Bambi.” Fleischer Studios, 1 Jan. 1970, norlinreelhistory.blogspot.com/2011/04/disneys-bambi.html.

“Feeding Wildlife.” National Parks Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, www.nps.gov/brca/learn/nature/feedingwildlife.htm.

Ferber, Alona. “The Man Who Wrote Bambi and Didn’t Make a Dime from the Movie Was Born.” Haaretz.com, Haaretz Com, 10 Apr. 2018, www.haaretz.com/jewish/.premium-this-day-bambi-s-father-is-born-1.5395430.

Gutenberg. “Eng.” The Story of an Hour | Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing – EBooks | Read EBooks Online, www.gutenberg.us/articles/eng/bambi,_a_life_in_the_woods.

“How Did Bambi Lead to the Creation of Smokey the Bear?” Entertainment Legends Revealed!, 21 Oct. 2015, legendsrevealed.com/entertainment/2015/10/16/how-did-bambi-lead-to-the-creation-of-smokey-the-bear/.

“How ‘Bambi’ Hoodwinked American Environmentalists.” What It Means to Be American, www.whatitmeanstobeamerican.org/ideas/how-bambi-hoodwinked-american-environmentalists/.

“Lutts: ‘The Trouble with Bambi.’” Smokey’s Revenge, www.history.vt.edu/Barrow/Hist2104/readings/bambi.html.

Ness, Mari. “Death and Survival: Felix Salten’s Bambi: A Life in the Woods.” Tor.com, 20 May 2015, www.tor.com/2015/05/07/the-disney-read-watch-bambi-a-life-in-the-woods/.

Villalobos, Ric. “The Problem With ‘Bambi’ The Rules And Knowledge Of Hunting Deer Are More Complicated Than The Film’s Fans Realize.” Spokesman.com, The Spokesman-Review, 28 Aug. 2011, www.spokesman.com/stories/1997/nov/02/the-problem-with-bambi-the-rules-and-knowledge-of/.

“Why Disney Movie Deaths Matter.” /Film, 25 Aug. 2017, www.slashfilm.com/why-disney-movie-deaths-matter/.

Sep 30 2018

2hr 10mins

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010c – The Black Cauldron Part 3

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DSO Prydain series finale, comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Black Cauldron” with “The Black Cauldron” by Lloyd Alexander. 

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Produced By

Kyle, Vaughn M. Dennis and Vanessa Marek

Co-written By

Alicia Brown

 Music

“Chainsaw Symphony” composed by 2WEI

“Beauty and the Beast” by Alan Menken, Harp cover by Amy Turk

“Escalation” composed by Antti Martikainen

“Going Hollow” composed by Lucas King

“Guardian of the Forest” composed by Samuele Birolini

“How Far I’ll Go” by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Harp cover by Lizzie Peacock

“Lucid Dreaming” by Brainwave Power Music

“Myrdhin” composed by Tartalo Music (feat. Ian Fontova)

“Only Evil” composed by KingDiaboli

“The Rains of Castamere” by Ramin Djawadi, Harp cover by Marion Le Solliec

“Quest’s End” composed by Vindsvept

“Run” composed by Ross Bugden

“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri, Harp cover by Amélie Guiboux

Recommended Reading

The Chronicles of Prydain (5 Volumes) by Lloyd Alexander

Bibliography

Print

Alexander, L. (2006). The Chronicles of Prydain #1: The Book of Three. New York: Henry Holt.

Alexander, L. (2006). The Chronicles of Prydain #2: The Black Cauldron. New York: Henry Holt.

Davies, Sioned. The Mabinogion, Oxford University Press, 2008.

Graves, Robert. The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth. New York: Noon Day Press, 1966.

Lane, Elizabeth. “Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain and Welsh Tradition.” Orcrist 7, 1973, pp. 25-29.

Lines, H. H. “Quarterly Notes on Roman Britain.” The Antiquarian Vol. 31 , Jan. 1895, pp. 302.

Nash, D. W. “The Mythological Poems; The Chair of Kerridwen.” Taliesin, Or, The Bards and Druids of Britain: A Translation of the Remains of the Earliest Welsh Bards, and an Examination of the Bardic Mysteries, London: John Russel Smith, 1858, pp. 189–190.

Stephens, T. “British Anthropophagi.” Notes & Queries, vol. 20, no. 8, Dec. 1859, pp. 72–73.

Tunnell, Michael O., and Lloyd Alexander (2014). The Prydain Companion: a Reference Guide to Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain Chronicles. Henry Holt.

White, Donna R. “Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain.” A Century of Welsh Myth in Children’s Literature, Greenwood Press, 1998, pp. 97–104.

Film

The Black Cauldron [DVD]. (1985). Walt Disney Pictures.

World Wide Web

“The Black Cauldron / Disney.” TV Tropes, tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Disney/TheBlackCauldron.

“The Black Cauldron (Film).” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 1 Sept. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Cauldron_(film).

“The Chronicles of Prydain.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 1 Sept. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chronicles_of_Prydain.

Crossley, Jared. “The Lloyd Alexander Blog.” lloydalexanderfilm.blogspot.com/.

Dallben.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Dallben.

“Fflewddur Fflam.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Fflewddur_Fflam.

Filmtracks: The Black Cauldron (Elmer Bernstein), www.filmtracks.com/titles/black_cauldron.html.

Fisher, Jason. “Welsh Mythological Underpinnings of Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain Cycle.” Journey to the Sea, 15 Oct. 2009, journeytothesea.com/welsh-alexander-prydain/.

“Gurgi.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Gurgi.

“The Horned King.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/The_Horned_King.

Kois, Dan. “Revisiting The Black Cauldron, the Movie That Almost Killed Disney Animation.”Slate Magazine, 19 Oct. 2010, www.slate.com/articles/arts/dvdextras/2010/10/the_black_cauldron.html.

Ness, Mari. “A Demoralizing Disaster: Disney’s The Black Cauldron.” Tor.com, 8 Oct. 2015, www.tor.com/2015/10/08/a-demoralizing-disaster-disneys-the-black-cauldron/

“Prince Gwydion.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Prince_Gwydion.

“Princess Eilonwy.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Princess_Eilonwy.

“Prydain.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 27 July 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prydain.

“Reel History.” Disney’s The Black Cauldron, norlinreelhistory.blogspot.com/2011/09/disneys-black-cauldron.html.

“Taran.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Taran.

Toffee, John. “Mabinogion Astronomy.” Caer Gwydion, 1 Jan. 1970, mabinogionastronomy.blogspot.com/2013/08/caer-gwydion-hisresidence-was-among.html.

Toffee, John. “Mabinogion Astronomy.” Mabinogion Astronomy, 1 Jan. 1970, mabinogionastronomy.blogspot.com/.

Mar 28 2018

3hr 28mins

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010b – The Black Cauldron Part 2

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We continue our journey in Prydain while we compare and contrast Disney’s “The Black Cauldron” with “The Book of Three” and “The Black Cauldron” by Lloyd Alexander. 

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Co-written By

Alicia Brown

Produced By

Kyle, Vaughn M. Dennis and Vanessa Marek

 Music

“Blood Of The Heroes” by Peter Crowley

“Catrin Finch” by Lisa Lân

“Cinematic Danger Background Music” by Royalty Free Music

“The Fairy Tale” (DSO Theme) – by Roberto Ignis

“Firesong” by Kevin MacLeod

“Lake of Tears” by Derek & Brandon Flechter

“Run” composed by Ross Bugden

“Slip Jigs” performed by Calan

“Wytches Chant”  by Inkubus Sukkubus 

Recommended Reading

The Chronicles of Prydain (5 Volumes) by Lloyd Alexander

Bibliography

Print

Alexander, L. (2006). The Chronicles of Prydain #1: The Book of Three. New York: Henry Holt.

Alexander, L. (2006). The Chronicles of Prydain #2: The Black Cauldron. New York: Henry Holt.

Davies, Sioned. The Mabinogion, Oxford University Press, 2008.

Graves, Robert. The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth. New York: Noon Day Press, 1966.

Lane, Elizabeth. “Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain and Welsh Tradition.” Orcrist 7, 1973, pp. 25-29.

Lines, H. H. “Quarterly Notes on Roman Britain.” The Antiquarian Vol. 31 , Jan. 1895, pp. 302.

Nash, D. W. “The Mythological Poems; The Chair of Kerridwen.” Taliesin, Or, The Bards and Druids of Britain: A Translation of the Remains of the Earliest Welsh Bards, and an Examination of the Bardic Mysteries, London: John Russel Smith, 1858, pp. 189–190.

Stephens, T. “British Anthropophagi.” Notes & Queries, vol. 20, no. 8, Dec. 1859, pp. 72–73.

Tunnell, Michael O., and Lloyd Alexander (2014). The Prydain Companion: a Reference Guide to Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain Chronicles. Henry Holt.

White, Donna R. “Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain.” A Century of Welsh Myth in Children’s Literature, Greenwood Press, 1998, pp. 97–104.

Film

The Black Cauldron [DVD]. (1985). Walt Disney Pictures.

World Wide Web

“The Black Cauldron / Disney.” TV Tropes, tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Disney/TheBlackCauldron.

“The Black Cauldron (Film).” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 1 Sept. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Cauldron_(film).

“The Chronicles of Prydain.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 1 Sept. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chronicles_of_Prydain.

Crossley, Jared. “The Lloyd Alexander Blog.” lloydalexanderfilm.blogspot.com/.

Dallben.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Dallben.

“Fflewddur Fflam.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Fflewddur_Fflam.

Filmtracks: The Black Cauldron (Elmer Bernstein), www.filmtracks.com/titles/black_cauldron.html.

Fisher, Jason. “Welsh Mythological Underpinnings of Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain Cycle.” Journey to the Sea, 15 Oct. 2009, journeytothesea.com/welsh-alexander-prydain/.

“Gurgi.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Gurgi.

“The Horned King.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/The_Horned_King.

Kois, Dan. “Revisiting The Black Cauldron, the Movie That Almost Killed Disney Animation.”Slate Magazine, 19 Oct. 2010, www.slate.com/articles/arts/dvdextras/2010/10/the_black_cauldron.html.

Ness, Mari. “A Demoralizing Disaster: Disney’s The Black Cauldron.” Tor.com, 8 Oct. 2015, www.tor.com/2015/10/08/a-demoralizing-disaster-disneys-the-black-cauldron/

“Prince Gwydion.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Prince_Gwydion.

“Princess Eilonwy.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Princess_Eilonwy.

“Prydain.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 27 July 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prydain.

“Reel History.” Disney’s The Black Cauldron, norlinreelhistory.blogspot.com/2011/09/disneys-black-cauldron.html.

“Taran.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Taran.

Toffee, John. “Mabinogion Astronomy.” Caer Gwydion, 1 Jan. 1970, mabinogionastronomy.blogspot.com/2013/08/caer-gwydion-hisresidence-was-among.html.

Toffee, John. “Mabinogion Astronomy.” Mabinogion Astronomy, 1 Jan. 1970, mabinogionastronomy.blogspot.com/.

Feb 28 2018

2hr 53mins

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010a – The Black Cauldron Part 1

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In this episode, we compare and contrast Disney’s “The Black Cauldron” with the two books it is based on, “The Book of Three” and “The Black Cauldron” by Lloyd Alexander.

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Produced By

Rachael Ward, Vaughn M. Dennis and Vanessa Marek

 Music

“Big Bad Villain” composed by: Kurt Tomlinson

“Dance of Life” composed by Peder B. Helland

“Druidic Dreams” composed by: Adrian Von Ziegler

“The Fairy Tale” (DSO Theme) composed by: Roberto Ignis

“Lords of Iron” composed by: Antti Martikainen

“Only Evil” composed by: KingDiaboli

“Run” composed by: Ross Bugden

Recommended Reading

The Chronicles of Prydain (5 Volumes) by Lloyd Alexander

Bibliography

Print

Alexander, L. (2006). The Chronicles of Prydain #1: The Book of Three. New York: Henry Holt.

Alexander, L. (2006). The Chronicles of Prydain #2: The Black Cauldron. New York: Henry Holt.

Davies, Sioned. The Mabinogion, Oxford University Press, 2008.

Graves, Robert. The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth. New York: Noon Day Press, 1966.

Lane, Elizabeth. “Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain and Welsh Tradition.” Orcrist 7, 1973, pp. 25-29.

Lines, H. H. “Quarterly Notes on Roman Britain.” The Antiquarian Vol. 31 , Jan. 1895, pp. 302.

Nash, D. W. “The Mythological Poems; The Chair of Kerridwen.” Taliesin, Or, The Bards and Druids of Britain: A Translation of the Remains of the Earliest Welsh Bards, and an Examination of the Bardic Mysteries, London: John Russel Smith, 1858, pp. 189–190.

Stephens, T. “British Anthropophagi.” Notes & Queries, vol. 20, no. 8, Dec. 1859, pp. 72–73.

Tunnell, Michael O., and Lloyd Alexander (2014). The Prydain Companion: a Reference Guide to Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain Chronicles. Henry Holt.

White, Donna R. “Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain.” A Century of Welsh Myth in Children’s Literature, Greenwood Press, 1998, pp. 97–104.

Film

The Black Cauldron [DVD]. (1985). Walt Disney Pictures.

World Wide Web

“The Black Cauldron / Disney.” TV Tropes, tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Disney/TheBlackCauldron.

“The Black Cauldron (Film).” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 1 Sept. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Cauldron_(film).

“The Chronicles of Prydain.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 1 Sept. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chronicles_of_Prydain.

Crossley, Jared. “The Lloyd Alexander Blog.” lloydalexanderfilm.blogspot.com/.

Dallben.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Dallben.

“Fflewddur Fflam.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Fflewddur_Fflam.

Filmtracks: The Black Cauldron (Elmer Bernstein), www.filmtracks.com/titles/black_cauldron.html.

Fisher, Jason. “Welsh Mythological Underpinnings of Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain Cycle.” Journey to the Sea, 15 Oct. 2009, journeytothesea.com/welsh-alexander-prydain/.

“Gurgi.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Gurgi.

“The Horned King.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/The_Horned_King.

Kois, Dan. “Revisiting The Black Cauldron, the Movie That Almost Killed Disney Animation.”Slate Magazine, 19 Oct. 2010, www.slate.com/articles/arts/dvdextras/2010/10/the_black_cauldron.html.

Ness, Mari. “A Demoralizing Disaster: Disney’s The Black Cauldron.” Tor.com, 8 Oct. 2015, www.tor.com/2015/10/08/a-demoralizing-disaster-disneys-the-black-cauldron/

“Prince Gwydion.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Prince_Gwydion.

“Princess Eilonwy.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Princess_Eilonwy.

“Prydain.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 27 July 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prydain.

“Reel History.” Disney’s The Black Cauldron, norlinreelhistory.blogspot.com/2011/09/disneys-black-cauldron.html.

“Taran.” Prydain Wiki, prydain.wikia.com/wiki/Taran.

Toffee, John. “Mabinogion Astronomy.” Caer Gwydion, 1 Jan. 1970, mabinogionastronomy.blogspot.com/2013/08/caer-gwydion-hisresidence-was-among.html.

Toffee, John. “Mabinogion Astronomy.” Mabinogion Astronomy, 1 Jan. 1970, mabinogionastronomy.blogspot.com/.

Jan 29 2018

1hr 52mins

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DSO Returns – New Episodes Announcement

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DSO is back! This brief announcement explains what’s been going on, and what’s next.

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Jan 16 2018

8mins

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09 – Tangled

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In this episode, we compare and contrast Disney’s “Tangled” with Giambattista Basile’s “Petrosinella”, “Persinette” by Charlotte Rose de Caumont de La Force, and “Rapunzel” by The Brothers Grimm.

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Produced By

Princess King Taylor and Vanessa Marek

 Music

Soliloquy by Matthew Pablo

Douce Dame Jolie performed by Annwn

Recommended Reading

Bibliography

Print

Grimm, Jacob, Wilhelm Grimm, and Maria Tatar. The Annotated Brothers Grimm. New York: Norton, 2004. Print.

Heiner, Heidi Anne. Rapunzel, and Other Maiden in the Tower Tales from around the World: Fairy Tales, Myths, Legends, and Other Tales about Maidens in Towers. Place of Publication Not Identified: SurLaLune, 2010. Print.

Kurtti, Jeff. The Art of Tangled. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle, 2010. Print

Film

Tangled. WaltDisney, 2010. DVD.

World Wide Web

“Rapunzel.” By the Grimm Brothers: A Comparison of the Versions of 1812 and 1857. N.p., n.d. Web.

“Rapunzel.” Disney Princess. N.p., n.d. Web.

In Brightest Day: The Emotional Abuse of Tangled.” Lady Geek Girl and Friends. N.p., 29 Oct. 2013

Jul 01 2016

2hr 19mins

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08 – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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In this DSO Halloween Special, we compare and contrast Disney’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” with Washington Irving’s classic short story.

This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act).

If you have any specific concerns about this podcast or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at DSOPodcast@gmail.com so we can discuss amicably.  Thank you.

Produced By

Princess King Taylor, Kyle Allcorn, Amanda Urrutia and Frankie Dain

 Music

“The Witching Hour” by Peter Grundy

“Bonny Broom” by Hesperus Early Music Ensemble

Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 99 (I. Nocturne) By Hilary Hahn & The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Recommended Reading

The Historically Annotated Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (Author), Henry John Steiner

Bibliography

Print

Irving, Washington, and Henry John. Steiner. The Historically Annotated Legend of Sleepy Hollow: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Sleepy Hollow, NY: Millstone Productions, 2014. Print.

Irving, Washington. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon New Edition in Two Volumes. Ballinlough: Belser Wissenschaftlicher Dienst, 2009. Print.

Film

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. Walt Disney, 1949. DVD.

World Wide Web

“Diedrich Knickerbocker | Fictional Character.” Encyclopedia Britannica Online. http://www.britannica.com/topic/Diedrich-Knickerbocker Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web.

“Headless Horseman.” Headless Horseman. http://www.hudsonrivervalley.com/AboutUS/Trivia/HeadlessHorseman.aspx N.p., n.d. Web.

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Its Origins.” Suite. https://suite.io/john-k-davis/2df42tj N.p., n.d. Web

“Rare Halloween Videos: 1955 Disney’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow with Intro.” http://rarehalloweenvideos.blogspot.com/2011/10/1955-legend-of-sleepy-hollow-with-intro.html

Shmoop Editorial Team. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Themes.”Shmoop.com. http://www.shmoop.com/legend-of-sleepy-hollow/themes.html Shmoop University, Inc., 11 Nov. 2008. Web.

Oct 30 2015

1hr 48mins

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