[LMB] OT: Disney relationships
rachel at compromise.fsnet.co.uk
Fri May 5 18:07:36 BST 2006
> >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.
But what happened to them.
Standard fairy-tale role for mothers
a. get killed
b. get locked up
(Of course, this could be a deepp symbolic representation of the trapped and constrained life of the standard 1950's American ohousewfe and mother, but somehow, I think not....)
Is it my imagination or is there a general shortage of females in the Walt lifetime films?
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