Animation, History

Today in Disney History: DuckTales Premiered in 1987

On September 19, 1987, DuckTales premiered. Based on the comic Uncle Scrooge and related comics, the animated series followed Scrooge McDuck and his three grand-nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie. The plot of their adventures revolved around stopping thieves from stealing Scrooge's fortune. The famous opening sequence, which featured a catchy theme song, showed Scrooge swimming… Continue reading Today in Disney History: DuckTales Premiered in 1987

Animation, Disney Films, History, Uncategorized

Today in Disney History: The Skeleton Dance

The Skeleton Dance was the first animated short in Disney's Silly Symphony series, produced in 1929 by Walt Disney and animated by Ub Iwerks. The Story The storyline is simple. After an opening that includes an hooting owl, a howling dog, and screeching black cats (classic spooky characters), four skeletons awake from their graves and… Continue reading Today in Disney History: The Skeleton Dance