A report on Animation, Beauty and the Beast (1991 film), The Little Mermaid (1989 film) and The Walt Disney Company
Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.- Beauty and the Beast (1991 film)
The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.- The Little Mermaid (1989 film)
Early on, the company established itself as a leader in the American animation industry, with the creation of the widely popular character Mickey Mouse, the company's mascot, and the start of animated films.- The Walt Disney Company
Following the success of The Little Mermaid (1989), Walt Disney Pictures decided to adapt the fairy tale, which Richard Purdum originally conceived as a non-musical period drama.- Beauty and the Beast (1991 film)
Electronic automata were popularized by Disney as animatronics.- Animation
Beauty and the Beast was the first animated film nominated for Best Picture, in 1991.- Animation
Fully animated films can be made in a variety of styles, from more realistically animated works like those produced by the Walt Disney studio (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King) to the more 'cartoon' styles of the Warner Bros. animation studio.- Animation
In a then-atypical and controversial move for a new Disney animated film, The Little Mermaid was released as part of the Walt Disney Classics line of VHS, LaserDisc, Betamax and Video 8 home video releases on May 18, 1990, six months after the release of the film.- The Little Mermaid (1989 film)
In a first-time accomplishment for The Walt Disney Company, an unfinished version of Beauty and the Beast was shown at the New York Film Festival on September 29, 1991.- Beauty and the Beast (1991 film)
During the third and final performance, Jodi Benson replaced Bareilles to reprise her original role as Ariel, while Brad Kane (the singing voice of the title character of Aladdin) and Susan Egan (who played Belle in the stage adaptation of Beauty and the Beast) also made special appearances, singing songs from their respective films, and a duet of "A Whole New World".- The Little Mermaid (1989 film)
On November 17, 1989, The Little Mermaid was released and is considered to be the start of the Disney Renaissance, a period in which the company released successful and critically acclaimed animated films.- The Walt Disney Company
Disney's next animated film Beauty and the Beast was released on November 13, 1991, and grossed nearly $430 million.- The Walt Disney Company
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The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical drama film directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff (in their feature directorial debuts); produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
In October 1991, Oliver & Company director George Scribner was the initial director of the film, being later joined by Roger Allers, who was the lead story man on Beauty and the Beast (1991).
The Lion King was first released on VHS and LaserDisc in the United States on March 3, 1995, under Disney's "Masterpiece Collection" video series.
The successful 3D re-release of The Lion King made Disney and Pixar plan 3D theatrical re-releases of Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo (2003), Monsters, Inc. (2001), and The Little Mermaid (1989) during 2012 and 2013.