Friday, July 5, 2013

Layout & Background: The Little House

   1952's The Little House defines charming to me.  Beyond the heartbreaking story, we have several Disney tropes working here.  Turn of the century small town (obviously for only part of the story...), a wonderful narration by Disney vet Sterling Holloway, and a gorgeous colorful Mary Blair concept.  The company pulled out all the stops with this short classic, and it pays off.  The Little House is a short masterpiece in every way.  Here are a few pieces from the Background & Layout book...





   I'll make sure to include more images from the film found in the Art and Flair of Mary Blair book, maybe next week.  This short really does deserve an attentive view, so I'm going to include it below. 


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