Monday, May 15, 2017

Basil of Baker Street Sightings

We hear of Basil everywhere these days. Though based in Baker Street, Disney's Great Mouse Detective certainly gets around. Below is a report of various sightings of characters from Disney's The Great Mouse Detective in other films, television series, and anywhere else they may have been spotted.

Darkwing Duck, 1991
Many episodes showed a Basil statue in Drake Mallard's home

Walt Disney World Happy Easter Parade, 1991
Basil and Ratigan were the Grand Marshalls

Baker Street Journal
The comic strip column "Art In the Blood" by Scott Bond gave us this Basil in an unknown issue. More...

Monday, May 8, 2017

One by One -- a Lost Disney Animated Short

Whatever happened to this magical short by Disney? It was supposed to be part of the next installment of Fantasia, originally slated for 2006. Well, that didn't happen. Apparently this short, like all hand-drawn animation projects, has been deemed passe by the ticket-buying public. But those who love beautiful animation can, thanks to Brian Sibley and his blog, still enjoy One by One. More...