History Disney / TheTortoiseAndTheHare

11th Sep '17 10:34:57 AM Psi001
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* DistractedByTheSexy: Max Hare's ultimate undoing in the first short, spending the entire latter half of the cartoon showboating for four young female bunnies.



* SmallNameBigEgo: In both shorts, Max' biggest undoing is less Toby himself and more his extreme overconfidence. He actually has to give Toby an opening several times over for him to finally lose the upper hand.

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* SmallNameBigEgo: In both shorts, Max' biggest undoing is less Toby himself and more his extreme overconfidence. He actually has to give Toby an opening several times over by showing off for him to finally lose the upper hand.
10th Sep '17 10:18:42 AM nombretomado
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** When Jenny arrives, she steals the heart of everyone in the audience, among them Horace Horsecollar, {{Goofy}} and DonaldDuck.

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** When Jenny arrives, she steals the heart of everyone in the audience, among them Horace Horsecollar, {{Goofy}} WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}} and DonaldDuck.WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck.
8th Sep '17 8:29:03 AM Psi001
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* DenserAndWackier: Compared to the usual more earnest or sweet natured ''Silly Symphonies'' fare, these two shorts, but especially the second, are much more odd-ball in tone, even getting in a few risqué jokes.



* GoodIsDumb: Toby Tortoise.

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* GoodIsDumb: Toby Tortoise.Tortoise is at least rather slow-minded and clumsy. However he prevails by not being insanely arrogant as Max Hare is.
11th Oct '16 5:00:58 PM nombretomado
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'''''The Tortoise and the Hare''''' is a [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1935]] SillySymphonies short, 49th in that series, and is a milestone short in the ClassicDisneyShorts lineup.

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'''''The Tortoise and the Hare''''' is a [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1935]] SillySymphonies short, 49th in that series, and is a milestone short in the ClassicDisneyShorts WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts lineup.
13th Aug '16 6:24:33 PM nombretomado
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The short was a hit when it was released, earning the 1935 UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for cartoon short subjects. The short was popular enough to receive a follow-up in 1936, '''''Toby Tortoise Returns''''', featuring a rematch between Max and Toby, but with a boxing match rather than a race. The short is particularly interesting in that it features not only an original story not based on a previous fable or myth, it was Disney's most cartoony short ever done since the earliest days of MickeyMouse, with lots of strong exaggeration, cartoony gags and a non-sentimental tone that make it feel like a proto-WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes short--quite ironic when one realizes the Looney Tunes were only mildly cartoony during that time, instead trying to fruitlessly ape Disney's traditional short cartoons in terms of pathos and storytelling. "Returns" was also notable for being the first major animation assignment of Ward Kimball, one of DisneysNineOldMen and noted for being Disney's most cartoony director, which is probably why this short turned out so different from a typical Disney cartoon.

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The short was a hit when it was released, earning the 1935 UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for cartoon short subjects. The short was popular enough to receive a follow-up in 1936, '''''Toby Tortoise Returns''''', featuring a rematch between Max and Toby, but with a boxing match rather than a race. The short is particularly interesting in that it features not only an original story not based on a previous fable or myth, it was Disney's most cartoony short ever done since the earliest days of MickeyMouse, with lots of strong exaggeration, cartoony gags and a non-sentimental tone that make it feel like a proto-WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes short--quite ironic when one realizes the Looney Tunes were only mildly cartoony during that time, instead trying to fruitlessly ape Disney's traditional short cartoons in terms of pathos and storytelling. "Returns" was also notable for being the first major animation assignment of Ward Kimball, one of DisneysNineOldMen Creator/DisneysNineOldMen and noted for being Disney's most cartoony director, which is probably why this short turned out so different from a typical Disney cartoon.
7th Feb '16 3:58:13 PM nombretomado
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'''''The Tortoise and the Hare''''' is a [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1935]] SillySymphonies short, 49th in that series, and is a milestone short in the ClassicDisneyShorts lineup.

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'''''The Tortoise and the Hare''''' is a [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1935]] SillySymphonies short, 49th in that series, and is a milestone short in the ClassicDisneyShorts lineup.
27th Jun '15 4:02:55 PM fruitstripegum
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* {{Adorkable}}: Toby Tortoise.



* {{Adorkable}}: Toby Tortoise.
20th May '15 5:30:46 PM nombretomado
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The short was a hit when it was released, earning the 1935 AcademyAward for cartoon short subjects. The short was popular enough to receive a follow-up in 1936, '''''Toby Tortoise Returns''''', featuring a rematch between Max and Toby, but with a boxing match rather than a race. The short is particularly interesting in that it features not only an original story not based on a previous fable or myth, it was Disney's most cartoony short ever done since the earliest days of MickeyMouse, with lots of strong exaggeration, cartoony gags and a non-sentimental tone that make it feel like a proto-WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes short--quite ironic when one realizes the Looney Tunes were only mildly cartoony during that time, instead trying to fruitlessly ape Disney's traditional short cartoons in terms of pathos and storytelling. "Returns" was also notable for being the first major animation assignment of Ward Kimball, one of DisneysNineOldMen and noted for being Disney's most cartoony director, which is probably why this short turned out so different from a typical Disney cartoon.

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The short was a hit when it was released, earning the 1935 AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for cartoon short subjects. The short was popular enough to receive a follow-up in 1936, '''''Toby Tortoise Returns''''', featuring a rematch between Max and Toby, but with a boxing match rather than a race. The short is particularly interesting in that it features not only an original story not based on a previous fable or myth, it was Disney's most cartoony short ever done since the earliest days of MickeyMouse, with lots of strong exaggeration, cartoony gags and a non-sentimental tone that make it feel like a proto-WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes short--quite ironic when one realizes the Looney Tunes were only mildly cartoony during that time, instead trying to fruitlessly ape Disney's traditional short cartoons in terms of pathos and storytelling. "Returns" was also notable for being the first major animation assignment of Ward Kimball, one of DisneysNineOldMen and noted for being Disney's most cartoony director, which is probably why this short turned out so different from a typical Disney cartoon.
1st May '15 6:49:51 PM ydrtyhrtyhrth
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1st May '15 6:30:03 PM nombretomado
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The story is a basic adaptation of Aesop's classic fable, centered around the cocky speedster Max Hare, competing with the friendly but slow-witted Toby Tortoise. However, what sets this short apart is not its bare-bone story, but rather what it introduced into cartoons. The characters, while simplistic and one-dimensional, were a fairly good advancement as far as characterization went for Disney shorts of the time period. Another important aspect the short helped pioneer was the use of faster speed in cartoons, setting an example that would be copied by the WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes studio in some of their own cartoons. Another thing this short is notable for is Max Hare being the inspiration for the character of BugsBunny, as claimed by Creator/TexAvery.

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The story is a basic adaptation of Aesop's classic fable, centered around the cocky speedster Max Hare, competing with the friendly but slow-witted Toby Tortoise. However, what sets this short apart is not its bare-bone story, but rather what it introduced into cartoons. The characters, while simplistic and one-dimensional, were a fairly good advancement as far as characterization went for Disney shorts of the time period. Another important aspect the short helped pioneer was the use of faster speed in cartoons, setting an example that would be copied by the WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes studio in some of their own cartoons. Another thing this short is notable for is Max Hare being the inspiration for the character of BugsBunny, WesternAnimation/BugsBunny, as claimed by Creator/TexAvery.



* CaptainErsatz: As noted above, BugsBunny is essentially a more fleshed out interpretation of Max Hare.

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* CaptainErsatz: As noted above, BugsBunny WesternAnimation/BugsBunny is essentially a more fleshed out interpretation of Max Hare.
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