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Los Angeles Times Staff WritterDanish illustrator Kay Nielsen crafted the chilling Satanic fest "Night on Bald Mountain" for the 1940 film "Fantasia," but he also created lighter images such as his ornate 1920s illustrations for fairy tales by the Grimm Brothers and Hans Christian...
'Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature' by Leonard S. MarcusMinders of Make-Believe Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature Leonard S. Marcus Houghton Mifflin: 402 pp., $28 It seems a long way from the 1689 (or so) publication of the first American children's book, which...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterVivacious, exotic and scored to a calypso-reggae beat, "Once on This Island" is a Caribbean cruise of a musical that offers audiences an abundance of pleasantly superficial diversions and sunny ports of call. That Reprise Theatre Company's revival often...
Times Staff WriterBrevity is especially prized this year among the contenders for the animated short Oscar, and the total running time of the five nominees would stop somewhere short of 40 minutes. Magnolia Pictures and Shorts International, the distributors of the 2006...
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Times Staff WriterWalt DISNEY'S ashes are buried in a Forest Lawn mausoleum, in a private garden. Standing nearby, in a patch of flowers, is a small white statue of Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid. The setting might strike some as a coincidence, since Disney's...
Zap2It.com"Wanderin' free, wish I could be part of that world," sang Jodi Benson, the voice of Disney's animated mermaid Ariel during a surprise performance for Thursday's (Sept. 7) opening night of "The Little Mermaid's" limited engagement run at the El Capitan...
Zap2It.comBefore Nemo got lost or Johnny Depp ruled the Caribbean, a redheaded mermaid named Ariel ruled the family film waters in "The Little Mermaid." Now, nearly 20 years later, the classic is back, looking and sounding fresher than ever on a special 2-disc DVD...
Times Staff WriterSOLVANG, Calif. — The crowd had gathered in a hotel parking lot, bracing themselves in the early morning chill, waiting hopefully in front of the 28 blue bicycles that stood like horses at a hitching post. Would he show, they all wondered. Would he...
Sun StaffThe claims are everywhere: on posters and T-shirts, on the Internet and in books, even sometimes headlining the national news. Thomas Jefferson's eccentricities were actually a form of autism. Albert Einstein's genius flourished despite a learning...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday December 31, 1999 Sixty years is quite a gap between an original and a sequel, but the 1940 "Fantasia" was never business as usual. A melding of animation and classical music, it has been ignored (by audiences at its initial release),...
Courant Staff WriterShe wasn't a "Hartford writer" in the sense that she was from here, but then Mark Twain wasn't either. She didn't write in English. Marguerite Yourcenar, the elegant, intriguing Franco-Belgian novelist of past eras and people, arrived in town in 1939....
Sentinel Staff WriterThe following is a list of theatrical productions: ANNIE RUSSELL THEATRE The theater is on the campus of Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. Season tickets are $50 and $60 for general audiences and $47 and $57 for seniors. Second-stage shows...
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