Default Disney: Prologue

I have never made it a secret that I have a love for Disney films and before I am forced to relinquish one of...
Skeleton Dance

Default Disney: “The Skeleton Dance” (1929)

After Walt Disney found success with Mickey Mouse following the release of "Steamboat Willie," he began to look for ways to diversify his output...
Plane Crazy

Default Disney: “Plane Crazy” (1929)

"Plane Crazy," although released as the fourth Mickey Mouse cartoon in 1929, was actually Mickey's original cartoon debut. Initially designed as a silent cartoon,...
El Terrible Toreador

Default Disney: “El Terrible Toreador” (1929)

Walt Disney's "EL TERRIBLE TOREADOR" - talk about a short that lives up to its name. Often cited as the worst Silly Symphony cartoon, it does little to...

Default Disney: “Don Donald” (1937)

Donald Duck makes his solo debut in 1937's "Don Donald," the story of a duck, his materialistic girlfriend, a dancing donkey, and the Mexican desert...
Reluctant Dragon

Default Disney: The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

If losing the European market due to World War II was bad enough for the Walt Disney Studios, worse was yet to come. In...
Casey Bats Again

Default Disney: “Casey Bats Again” (1954)

"Casey at the Bat" returns in "Casey Bats Again" - a sequel that, bizarrely, has the macho baseball player coaching an all-girl team & dressing in drag...

Default Disney: The Three Caballeros (1944)

To say that THE THREE CABALLEROS is one of the most unusual entries in the Disney canon is an understatement. With flying donkeys, human/horse hybrids...

Default Disney: “The Barnyard Battle” (1929)

Disney's THE BARNYARD BATTLE - if you've ever wanted to see Mickey Mouse stripped down naked and given a disturbing, intrusive physical examination...

Default Disney: Dumbo (1941)

Towards the end of 1941, life at the Disney Studios was chaotic. With the failures of Pinocchio, Fantasia, and even The Reluctant Dragon, World...

Other Default Stories

Deleted Disney: Is “Proud of Your Boy” ALADDIN’S Most Tragic Cut?

ALADDIN's "Proud of Your Boy" stands as one of the most heartbreaking deleted Disney songs but would it have fit in the final film that we got?