Not bad - Moth and the Flame movie (Die Motte und die Flamme).
Movie Premier in 1938.
Most of the time, the flame is a caricature of a Latin lover. But for a few seconds at one time, it takes on the caricatured appearance of 'Walt Disney' (qv).
A fleet of moths invade a costume beauty salon through a scantily plug warren contained by a fanlight and make expeditious tough grind of the contents. A mannish moth ignore his female to chow fuzz next to a hood and she's presently seduced beside a candle flame, which swiftly spreads. He notice her abandoned in a spider net with the kindling fire attacking and makes every attempt to liberate her, but pour benzene on the fire by in the wrong pace. The nap of the moths be summon, and they disagreement the fire with water-filled bagpipes, an air bead with a water-filled funnel, etc., while our hero works to amnesty his lady from the spider web.
Color Info: Color
Genres: Family, Comedy, Animation, Short
Sound Mix: Mono
Tech Info: OFM:35 mm, PCS:Spherical, PFM:35 mm, RAT:1.37 : 1
Release Dates: USA:1 April 1938
In movie played:
Walt Disney (producer)
Articles: "The Washington Post" (USA), 11 January 2009, Vol. 132, Iss. 37, pg. M6-M7, by: Paul Richard, "Disney Is No Mickey Mouse Figure in the World of Art", "The Los Angeles Times" (USA), 31 August 2008, by: Carmela Ciuraru, "Review: 'Disney Lost and Found: Exploring the Hidden Artwork From Never-Produced Animation' by Charles Solomon", "Seven" (UK), 14 January 2007, by: Neal Gabler, "Walt: man or mouse?", "The Independent Newspaper Extra" (UK), 30 October 2006, pg. 14 - 15, by: Tom Lubbock, "Toon time - Il était une fois Walt Disney, Grand Palais, Paris, France", "ABC [The Independent on Sunday]" (UK), 3 September 2006, pg. 6 - 8, by: Charles Darwent, "Hey Mickey, You're So Fine", "Stripschrift" (Holland), April 2004, Iss. 359, pg. 30-33, by: Teus de Kruijf, "Uit de schatkamers van Disney", "Zack" (Germany), February 2004, Iss. 56, pg. 40-44, by: Pierre Step & William Vance, "Wie Disney Mickey Mouse kreierte...", "Tachydromos" (Greece), 27 December 2003, Vol. 2, Iss. 200, pg. 44-48, by: Tatiana Kapodistria, "Poios skotosse to Miki Mouse?", "Bild & Bubbla" (Sweden), March 2002, Iss. 157, pg. 83 & 101, by: Morten Harper, "Jakten på Onkel Walt", "The Daily Telegraph" (UK), 25 November 2001, by: Anonymous, "Master of the mouse", "CKM" (Hungary), November 2000, Vol. 3, Iss. 11 (25), pg. 102-103, by: Ildikó Lovászi, "A nagy mesemondó", "fps: The Magazine of Animation" (Canada), September 1994, Vol. 1, Iss. 4, pg. 35-36, by: Robert Edison Sandiford, "Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince", "FPS: The Magazine of Animation" (Canada), September 1994, Vol. 1, Iss. 4, pg. 38, by: Robert Edison Sandiford, "Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince", "Film Comment" (USA), January-February 1975, pg. 64-69, by: Jonathan Rosenbaum, "Dream Masters I: Walt Disney", "Newsweek" (USA), 22 October 1973, by: Douglas Davis, "The World That Disney Built", "Tintin" (Belgium), 1967, Iss. 43, by: Pierre Step & William Vance, "Et Disney créa Mickey..."
(16 December 1997) Wife 'Lillian Disney' (qv) passed away., Born at 12:30am-CST, Death caused by circulatory failure due to complications from lung cancer, Disney's death spawned two rumors that became urban legends. The first is that he had his body cryogenically frozen. The second held that he was buried somewhere on the grounds of Disneyland. Both rumors are completely untrue. Disney was cremated and his ashes interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles, California., Active anti-communist, Father-in-law of 'Ron Miller (I)' (qv) (married to his daughter 'Diane Disney' (qv)), As a teenager, Walt Disney was a member of the Order of DeMolay, a youth organization affiliated with Free Masons., Interred at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, USA. Facing the Freedom Mausoleum, to your left hand side are two small private gardens. His is the one farthest back. Plaque is on the wall behind the trees (to your left standing at the gate)., Holds the record of winning the most Academy Awards with 22 wins in competitive categories. Additionally, he won three honorary Oscars and an 'Irving Thalberg' (qv) Memorial Award., Identified as the founder of the Tomorrowland Transit Authority in film clips shown in the queue area of Rocket Rods (formerly, the CircleVision 360 Theater) at Disneyland, Became interested in personalizing animals' characters after carelessly killing a small owl as a young boy. He felt deeply remorseful and guilty and vowed never again to kill a living creature., Father of 'Diane Disney' (qv) (born December 18, 1933)., Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2000 for the multiplane camera., Worked as a paperboy as a youth., Briefly worked for 'Walter Lantz' (qv) as an animator., In the animated short _Mickey's Rival (1936)_ (qv), a character named Mortimer Mouse was modeled after him., Chose Anaheim, California for the location of Disneyland after demographics experts convinced him it would become a major population center within 10 years. They were right., His death was not publicly announced until after his funeral, which was attended only by close family members., Reportedly, his famous trademark signature was designed for him by one of his animators., Was a frequent target of satire by animator 'Jay Ward (I)' (qv)., Reports surfaced that shortly after his death, Disney Company executive board members were shown a short film that Disney had made before his death, where he addressed the board members by name, telling each of them what was expected of them. The film ended with Disney saying, "I'll be seeing you.", Mickey Mouse's birthday is November 18, 1928, the date when _Steamboat Willie (1928)_ (qv) was released., Donald Duck's birthday is June 9, 1934, the date when _The Wise Little Hen (1934)_ (qv) was released., The name Donald Duck is frequently written in on voting ballots in Scandanavian countries as a protest vote., Inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians in 1993., Shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, an Army draft notice, addressed to Mr. Donald Duck, was delivered to the Disney studios., (2001) Tribute in the Memory of Film section at the Flanders International Film Festival in Ghent, Belgium., The Disney family came from Kilkenny, Ireland. The D'Isney family settled in County Kilkenny to escape religious persecution and later traveled to America., Daughter 'Sharon Disney' (qv) was adopted., Grandfather of 'Christopher Disney Miller' (qv), 'Joanna Miller (I)' (qv), 'Tamara Scheer' (qv), 'Jennifer Miller-Goff' (qv), 'Walter Elias Disney Miller' (qv), 'Ronald Miller (II)' (qv), 'Victoria Brown (II)' (qv)., Nephew of 'Robert Disney' (qv)., Brother of 'Herbert Disney' (qv), Raymond Disney, 'Roy O. Disney' (qv) and 'Ruth Disney' (qv)., Son of 'Elias Disney' (qv) and 'Flora Disney' (qv)., Was dyslexic., After adapting 'Ludwig van Beethoven' (qv)'s 6th Symphony for the soundtrack of _Fantasia (1940)_ (qv), he exclaimed, "My God, this Beethoven will go a long way!", Pictured on a 6¢ US commemorative postage stamp issued in his honor, 11 September 1968., In 1981, Walt Disney Productions (now The Walt Disney Company) purchased the rights to the Disney name from Retlaw Enterprises, the Disney family's company. Retlaw is Walter spelled backwards., His grandfather lived in Ontario, Canada. From there he moved to the United States., Was a major contributor to the success of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair, primarily via his creative use of audio-animatronics (lifelike, internally animated figures). Among other things, he designed the Carousel of Progress for the General Electric exhibit, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln for the State of Illinois exhibit, and, most enduringly, It's a Small World for Pepsi Cola. One of the most popular attractions at the Fair, featuring animated figures of children from all over the world, the latter has since successfully established itself as a perennial crowd-pleaser at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. All three exhibits were transformed into attractions at Disneyland. Only the Carousel of Progress is not still open. It was closed to be turned into America Sings in Tomorrowland., It is Hollywood legend that, lying on his deathbed at St. Jospeh's Hospital in Burbank (across the street from the Disney Studios) his last words were about how shabby the studio's water tower looked. Visible from a nearby freeway, towering above the backlot, it is adorned with the image of his most beloved creation, Mickey Mouse. In adherance with what they believed were their founder's last wishes, studio executives have made sure the water tower was regularly repainted since he died in 1966., He was a chain smoker. He avoided smoking when he was in public view, especially where he might be seen by children. His smokers' cough often heralded his arrival in a particular wing of the studio, allowing off-task employees time to get on task., In his autobiography, one-time Disney storyboard artist 'Bill Peet' (qv) essentially described Walt Disney as a chain-smoking "work-a-holic" who was prone to strong mood swings., He often called composer 'Robert B. Sherman' (qv) into his office to play the piano for him. His favorite song was Feed the Birds from _Mary Poppins (1964)_ (qv)., He got his idea and inspiration for Disneyland, when he visited the "Tivoli"-park in Denmark., Was initiated into DeMolay at the Mother Chapter in Kansas City Missouri, in 1920., Received the DeMolay Legion of Honor in 1931., On November 13, 1986, he was a member of the first group to be inducted into the DeMolay Hall of Fame., His father, 'Elias Disney' (qv), was a professional carpenter by trade who, among other things, worked on the construction of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, the prototype for all World's Fairs to follow. When Walt and his brother 'Roy O. Disney' (qv) were boys, their father would tell them of the many wonders of the Fair, such as the first ferris wheel, thus inspiring the dreams that would make them both successful as adults., Was awarded an honorary Oscar "For the creation of Mickey Mouse" by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences at the fifth Awards ceremony held on November 10, 1932, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. It was only the second honorary Oscar yet awarded by the Academy. The recipient of the first honorary Oscar, 'Charles Chaplin' (qv), was supposed to present the award to Disney, but he stayed home that night., He also founded the motion picture distribution company Buena Vista Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of his empire. His empire now includes Hollywood Pictures Company and its specialty films unit; Caravan Pictures; Touchstone Pictures; Miramax Films Corporation and its specialty films unit, Dimension Films; American Broadcasting Company (ABC), ABC Family Channel, and ESPN., According to former Disney animators, the whispered code that Walt Disney was nearby was "Man is in the forest," a sly reference to the film _Bambi (1942)_ (qv)., Brother-in-law of 'Hazel Sewell' (qv)., Uncle of 'Marjorie Sewell' (qv)., Profiled in in J.A. Aberdeen's "Hollywood Renegades: The Society of Independent Motion Picture Producers."., Although he has been called politically conservative, actually voted mainly for Democrats until the 1940 presidential election. This was a main reason why he was asked by HUAC to testify, and was always particularly anti-communist, because his worst nightmare was being called one., In 1964, Disney was one of several Americans chosen by President 'Lyndon Johnson (I)' (qv) to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. The award ceremony was held at the White House on 14 September 1964. The urban myth that Disney wore a "Vote for Goldwater" button during the ceremony to endorse Johnson's opponent in the upcoming election, Republican 'Barry Goldwater' (qv), is completely false and has been debunked many times., He was one of the founding members of the right-wing Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals in February 1944, along with 'Robert Taylor (I)' (qv), 'Adolphe Menjou' (qv), 'Sam Wood (I)' (qv), 'Norman Taurog' (qv), 'Gary Cooper (I)' (qv), 'Clarence Brown (I)' (qv) and 'Clark Gable' (qv)., Wanted to name Mickey Mouse "Mortimer Mouse" when he drew him. He showed the picture to his wife and his wife did not like the idea and told him to name him "Mickey Mouse". Some historians believe that Mickey's name was inspired from a toy mouse by Performo Toy Company named "Micky" (spelled without an "e"), which was extremely popular and had already been selling at the time when Disney was developing his Mickey Mouse., Was first nominated for an Oscar (as producer) in 1932, the year he also got the honorary award for creating Mickey Mouse. From that year until 1965 (the year before his death), Disney received one or more Academy Award nominations every year except 1933 and 1941., Supported 'Ronald Reagan (I)' (qv)'s run for governor of California in 1966., The last animated movie he ever put his personal touch on was _The Jungle Book (1967)_ (qv)., Disney had been in bad health for a few months, before he finally entered St. Joseph Hospital in Burbank, California, on 2 November 1966, complaining of pain in his neck and back. An X-ray revealed a tumor on his left lung and surgery was advised. Disney, however checked out to finish some studio business and re-entered the hospital on 6 November. Surgery was performed the next day and his left lung was found to be entirely cancerous and was removed., He refused to allow 'Alfred Hitchcock (I)' (qv) to film at Disneyland in the early 1960s, because Hitchcock had made "that disgusting movie _Psycho (1960)_ (qv)."., Served in a Red Cross unit with Ray Kroc, future founder of the McDonald's fast food chain., Disney is credited as Retlaw Yensid for _Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966)_ (qv)'s original story. The pseudonym is Walter Disney reversed. The Disney family's company was named Retlaw Enterprises, Disney's first full name reversed., Theme parks Disneyland and Disneyworld are respectively located in Orange County (Anaheim, California) and Orange County (Orlando, Florida)., Disney's record-breaking streaks of consecutive Oscar wins include: 1934-1940 (7) and 1951-1956 (6)., Has a record of 59 Oscar-nominations., Walt's ancestors were named d'Isigny, and came from Isigny-sur-Mer in Normandy, France. In 1066, two soldiers, Hughes d'Isigny and his son Robert, fought with William the Conqueror during the conquest of England. After the conquest, Hughes d'Isigny and his son decided to stay in England. Their name was, over the generations, transformed into "Disney". In the XVII century, a branch of the Disney family emigrated to Ireland. In 1834, Arundel Elias Disney and his brother Robert emigrated from Kilkenny County, Ireland, to Northern America with their families. They left Liverpool and arrived to New York on October 3rd. Once in America, the two brothers parted. Robert established himself in a farm in the Midwest, whereas Arundel decided to reach Goderich Township, Ontario, a few steps from Canada.
Albert Hay Malotte (composer)
Burt Gillett (director)
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