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This review is from: Robin Hood [Disney] [DVD] (DVD)
Probably my favourite cartoon - most amusing.
First: While the animation is of decades ago it achieves a number of magical, unforgettable, moments that spring from the animators' minds, not technology.
Second: Animation usually shines for me most brightly in animal characters (some of Disney's most painful moments have human protagonists) and here all the characters are animals (foxes, lions, a bear, snake, badger, rooster, chicken, dog, mice, elephants, rhinos, crocodile and many more) - all quite believable.
Third: Roger Miller (a minstrel) wrote & sung 3 good songs, one which recurs is quite excellent. Also phony scenes where a couple inexplicably break into song are avoided.
Fourth: Voices. Peter Ustinov, Terry Thomas and Carole Shelley are a luxury.
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Initial post: 6 Jul 2013 01:38:31 BDT
Irish Film Buff says:
Not forgetting Phil Harris who previously had given Baloo the Bear in Jungle Book (1967) and to Thomas O' Malley in the Aristocats (1970) and Andy Devine as Friar Tuck.
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