For the next film in our ‘Mice & Rats’ series, we cover Don Bluth’s 1986 mouse film An American Tail.
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- Main Discussion: An American Tail (1986)
- A little history of the film and how Fievel got his name.
- Who’s who in a Don Bluth production.
- Talk of the figurative and literal meaning of “cats”.
- How we feel of Fievel as a main character.
- Classic Don Bluth scariness in the ocean.
- Welcome to NYC! Fievel wandering and meeting a lot of different people.
- Lots of accents happening here (plus a speech impediment).
- The cats going to Hong Kong is depicting how cats really ended up in that city.
- When will we get the Rotoscopers band together?
- The Don Bluth dazzle is strong with this one.
- Mail bag: Joshua K, Sarah, Dan, Henrieke, Drew
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Runtime: 1:25:26, 20.6 MB
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- Michael Bolton version of “Somewhere Out There”
- Dutch Disney comics
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