101 Dalmatians

For reasons I’m not quite sure of, when I was a kid I thought that 101 Dalmatians, which, by the way, was released in January of 1961, was a new movie. Come to think of it, I remember having this feeling about a lot of early Disney films. Maybe it was because around this time…

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The Sign of Zorro

With the donning of a black mask and the whipwhipwhip of a dainty sword, Don Diego becomes Zorro– saving the pueblo from the evil Monastario and leaving a trail of caped, mustachioed “Zorro Imposters” in his wake. “Who is the real Zorro?” is a theme that runs throughout this 1960 live action film. Nobody knows…

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Alice In Wonderland

Here we are at film number 18, Alice In Wonderland (1951)- an animated classic I’ve seen over and over.  Alice, a young British girl, bores of her schoolwork one quiet afternoon and falls into a Wonderland, where nonsense and whimsy pull her deep into its confines until she wonders how she will ever return.   Alice…

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