In today’s episode, Tracey and Scott continue their year-long examination of the cartoon shorts of the Walt Disney Company with a look at Oswald the Lucky Rabbit is March’s Salute to Shorts segment. They’ll discuss the history of the character, review some of the shorts, look how Disney lost and then regained this classic character.
Tracey then stops by Belle’s Books to share her thoughts on the book Walt Before Mickey: Disney’s Early Years, 1919-1928 by Timothy S Susanin. It’s a book that we’ve been using as a reference for the Salute to Shorts segments in 2012.
Then our hosts will take a look at the troubled history of John Carter, Disney’s newest live action film in theaters now. They will cover the long and strange development history of this project, Disney’s current involvement and share their thoughts on this film.
All that, plus a listen to WWED and other surprises.
In today’s episode, Tracey and Scott reach the end of their Disney pirate adventure by looking at the 2011 release Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. They discuss how the film came together, who came back and who didn’t, and share their thoughts on the film.
They also spend a little more time in Belle’s Books and review The Art of On Stranger Tides from 2001 and the book the film was loosely based upon, 1987’s On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers.
After a stop into Disney, Indiana’s music store – Silly Symphony Shoppe – our hosts talk about the music of Pirates of the Caribbean and share some of their favorite songs.
Our Hosts then get help from some town residents who share their thoughts on the new Pirates of the Caribbean Lego Video game. Scott and Tracey wrap up the episode by welcoming a new resident to town.
Ahoy me mateys and welcome to episode 75 of the Disney, Indiana podcast.
In this episode, your hosts, Tracey and Scott wrap up looking at Pirates in the theme parks by discussing the areas where you’ll find the scallywags outside of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction in Disneyland, Walt Disney World and the high seas.
Then our hosts, with a little help with some residents here in Disney, Indiana, raid the town library for some pirate tomes and provide some reviews.
Finally, they take a look at the 2007 summer film The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s end – the third film in the Disney pirates franchise.
The show is rounded out with some more pirate songs on WWED and a welcome to a new resident of Disney, Indiana.
We then head over to the Ink and Paint Club for an extended discussion of Pleasure Island, Comedy Warehouse and the Adventurers Club. We share some history and trivia, as well as our own memories and thoughts about our favorite Disney night life.
We finish up the show with some listener feedback and a new Question Time.
If you’ll be in the Indianapolis area over Labor Day weekend, Scott and Tracey will be attending the DIS Boards Meet on Saturday, Aug 30 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Noblesville.
Sources for the Pleasure Island Segment
Wikipedia: Pleasure Island & Adventurer’s Club
Disney News Magazine: Fall 1989
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World for One Podcast: http://worldforone.org/
Disney Tidbits Podcast: http://www.lrwh.us/Disney_Tidbits.html
Disney Legends Cruise – July 27-31, 2009: http://www.legendscruise.net/