[LMB] OT: Disney relationships

Peter H. Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Fri May 5 16:44:31 BST 2006

At 06:35 AM 5/5/2006, M Traber wrote:
>Kalina Varbanova wrote:
>>Just a note - Belle is the daugher of her father. So is Ariel. So is
>>Jasmine. Sleeping beauty, iirc, has both parents available (although the
>>king and queen do not get quite as much action as the fathers in the first
>>three examples). Also, Simba's father, king Mufasa, is featured for a while
>>(to stray from the daughter-father model). I think the carrying over to
>>movies was not so... full. Please forgive my countering you, and I am _not_
>>watching Disney so much as to be able to give my opinion on the monograph
>>per se, I just thought of counterexamples. But the Donald Duck example is
>>pretty indicative (when I read about triplets, I couldn't help thinking of
>>the Beaty and the Beast triplets who fawn over Gaston).
>Though your examples happen to be post-walt disney death so he was 
>not exerting the same amount of control as prior to his death.
>He himself was a prudish barstid ... i am amazed he ever managed to reproduce.

Bambi had a mother and a father.  Dumbo had a mother.  Both are from 
the Walt Disney years.

Regards, Pete
pgranzeau at cox.net 

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