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The Disney Story Origins Podcast

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #7 in Literature category

TV & Film
Literature
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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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387 Ratings
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So Fun!

By DanicaCalifornia - May 13 2019
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Love this podcast! Just discovered it- host is smart and funny. Love the layout and history. Well done! :)

Hilarious

By PVDB24 - Apr 22 2019
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This podcast is awesome! It’s so funny, and full of really interesting information.

iTunes Ratings

387 Ratings
Average Ratings
333
20
17
8
9

So Fun!

By DanicaCalifornia - May 13 2019
Read more

Love this podcast! Just discovered it- host is smart and funny. Love the layout and history. Well done! :)

Hilarious

By PVDB24 - Apr 22 2019
Read more

This podcast is awesome! It’s so funny, and full of really interesting information.

Cover image of The Disney Story Origins Podcast

The Disney Story Origins Podcast

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #7 in Literature category

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

Rank #1: 06a – The Little Mermaid Part 1

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   Produced By Hayley Jesse Johnson Lee Witham Princess King-Taylor and Robert Torres   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 […]

Feb 05 2015
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #2: 02 – Frozen

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In this episode I tell the stories of both Disney’s “Frozen” and Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” to illustrate the vast difference between Disney’s movie and the source material.  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 […]

Dec 20 2013
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #3: 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 […]

Jul 01 2016
2 hours 19 mins
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Rank #4: 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 […]

Oct 30 2015
1 hour 48 mins
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Rank #5: 03 – Sleeping Beauty

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“Sleeping Beauty” is one of the most popular fairy tales of all time. The story with its many varied renditions and adaptations has intrigued readers and audiences for centuries.  It has been told and retold continuously in movies, plays, novels and poetry, resonating with our ancestors as well as our own generations. This podcast contains […]

Jan 28 2014
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #6: 07a – Alice In Wonderland Part 1

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    On July 4th, 1862 ten year old Alice Liddell and her sisters Ina and Edith set out from Folly Bridge in a row boat with the 30-year-old Charles Lutwidge Dodgeson.  During their trip, Alice asked him to tell them a story, and in his vast imagination, Dodgeson conjured up a whimsical tale about […]

Aug 29 2015
1 hour 32 mins
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Rank #7: 05a – Aladdin Part 1

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The story of Aladdin is one of the most familiar narratives in all of literature, a classic ‘rags to riches’ tale featuring a young hero who has to learn an important lesson; an exotic setting; a good healthy dose of magic; a beautiful heroine; and an evil villain (or two, depending on which version of […]

Jun 13 2014
57 mins
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Rank #8: 04a – Mulan Part 1

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The story of Mulan is one of the most mundane of all Chinese folktales. In Ancient China, with folklore rife with magic, Gods, Demons, Dragons and all kinds of supernatural influences, it was the plausibility of Mulan that made it such a compelling story. Though her story has changed through the centuries, its core elements […]

Mar 30 2014
50 mins
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Rank #9: 06b – The Little Mermaid Part 2

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   Produced By Hayley Jesse Johnson Lee Witham Princess King-Taylor and Robert Torres   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 […]

Feb 20 2015
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #10: 05b – Aladdin Part 2

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In our last episode, we left both Disney’s Aladdin and Shahdazad’s Aladdin sealed within a deep treasure trove. Disney called it The Cave of Wonders, and in the One Thousand and One Nights it is the Cave of Treasure. To all appearances, that should’ve been the end of the story and there shouldn’t have been […]

Aug 17 2014
1 hour
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Rank #11: 05c – Aladdin Part 3

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In the final episode of the Aladdin Series, we pick up where we left off in episode 5b, with Disney’s Aladdin trying to repair the damage of his first attempt to court Princess Jasmine, and Aladdin from the “One Thousand and One Nights” sabotaging Princess Badr Al-Badur’s marriage to the son of the Sultan’s grand […]

Sep 30 2014
1 hour 53 mins
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Rank #12: 04b – Mulan Part 2

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We start where we left of in Episode 4a – Mulan Part 1, Mulan has joined the army. How does Mulan from the old tales prevent being discovered to be a woman? I discuss the origins of Mushu, Li Shang and what makes Chi Fu such a misognyst. I talk about how Disney’s Mulan and […]

May 02 2014
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #13: 07b – Alice in Wonderland Part 2

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    Continuing the story of Alice in Wonderland as compared with Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There”, in this episode we discuss the hookah smoking caterpillar, the angry pigeon, Cheshire Cat and the Mad Tea Party.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that […]

Sep 30 2015
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #14: 07c – Alice in Wonderland Part 3

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    Continuing the story of Alice in Wonderland as compared with Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There”, in this episode we discuss the The Jabbawock, The Griffon, Mock Turtle and Lobster Quadrille and compare Disney’s trial of Alice with  the original story’s the trial of […]

Oct 06 2015
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #15: Supplemental #03 – The Tangled, Frozen, Mermaid Theory

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In this short Supplemental, I address the fan theory which alleges a connection between Disney’s “Tangled”, Frozen” and “The Little Mermaid”.  Post by HuffPost Live. 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 […]

Jan 18 2015
9 mins
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Rank #16: Supplemental #04 – The True Origin of “Alice”

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  The origin story of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, the story people tend to hear, about Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell rowing up the river while in improvises a story to entertain her is only half the story. Like past supplemental episodes, it’s a story I want to tell, but it just wanders too far […]

Aug 15 2015
25 mins
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Rank #17: Supplemental #01 – Scheherazade

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In Disney Story Origins Episode 5, I’ll be discussing the Disney Film “Aladdin” based on “Aladdin or his Magical Lamp”, which is one of many small stories within a large Middle Eastern story called “One Thousand and One Nights” better known us westerner as “The Arabian Nights”. It is the story of a young woman […]

Jun 09 2014
14 mins
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Rank #18: Supplemental #02 – Djinn

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I tried to squeeze the whole subject of Jinn into Aladdin Part 2, but to do so would kill the momentum of the Aladdin story, so I decided this should be another supplemental. And since you all like the first supplemental about Shahadazad so much, supplemental episodes may become a regular thing. When you do […]

Jul 13 2014
39 mins
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Rank #19: DSO 1 Year Anniversary Show

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Art by: Brianna Garcia Join me as I celebrate the 1st Anniversary of DSO, answer questions and discuss the story origins of The Disney Story Origins Podcast. 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 […]

Nov 21 2014
35 mins
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Rank #20: 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 […]

Jan 16 2018
8 mins
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