Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Toon Talk: Spot On

Filled with endearing characters, a suspenseful storyline, infectious music, ground-breaking animation and quite possibly the best toon villain ever created, 101 Dalmatians has been a critically acclaimed crowd-pleaser ever since its release nearly fifty years ago.

Highlights of the canine classic include the first-rate character animation (it was as if the new Xerography process invigorated the animator’s creativity) and such iconic imagery as the wedding scene (wherein Pongo and Perdita mimic their “pets” nuptials through a church window) and the entrance of that singularly unique creation (courtesy of legendary animator Marc Davis and voice actress Betty Lou Gerson), Cruella de Vil.

Click here to continue reading my full Toon Talk review at LaughingPlace.com.

Click here to buy the 101 DalmatiansPlatinum Edition DVD from Amazon.com.

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