A look back at a recurring phenomenon in classic Disney cartoons: animation recycling.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Disney studios, the organizers of the Lumière Festival are planning an event screening of the jungle book. See you on Sunday October 15 at 3 p.m. at the Halle Tony Garnier for this special screening for families.
This great animation classic, released in 1967 in cinemas, is one of the studio’s most popular. In France, in particular, it is now in the top 10 of all time, with 14.7 million admissions. And it is also one of the most “copied” by Disney animators!
The Jungle Book in music
If you grew up watching Disney cartoons, you’ve probably had some feelings of deja vu. Several characters look a lot alike, like Baloo from the jungle book and Little John from Robin Hoodchosen to illustrate this article, but beyond the appearance of the heroes, many scenes were made on exactly the same model.
Movie Munchies therefore had the idea of editing a little best-of sequences where Disney recycles Disney, and the result is excellent. The first video forms a kind of dance where the characters of Robin Hood respond to those of Aristocatswhile Beauty and the Beast do just like Sleeping Beauty and her Prince Charming.
In this second video, other situations are put in parallel. The animation of animals or the walking of humans, for example:
The tradition lives on in more recent animated films. Have you spotted any others?
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