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Talespin is a Disney TV series, aired in 1990 as part of the "Disney Afternoon" TV programme, and lasted for 65 episodes.

A plane crashes...
Following the success of previous series such as Gummi Bears or Ducktales, TaleSpin is a mix of genres : comedy, adventure, drama...

The story relates the adventures of Baloo, as a bush pilot in the 1930's. Careless and easy-going, he ends up working for a business woman named Rebecca for her air service : "Higher for Hire".
But life in the little town of Cape Suzette isn't easy, as the "air pirates" leaded by the dangerous and big-ego pirate Don Karnage, hijack and plunder the planes without mercy. Kit, Baloo and Rebecca

Baloo's life is about to change when one day, he meets with a young orphan bear : Kit, who despite being cute, seems to have a dark past...

On first sight, the show may seem like a Jungle Book spin-off, as three famous characters (Baloo, Louie and Shere Khan) are present - but this is VERY far from the truth, the show being very unique and creative on almost every side : clever and varied stories, great characters, good animation and orchestral musics... 

And while this was a series "marketed" with kids in mind, it has different levels of reading, so that both kids and adults alike will love the stories. The show never hesitates to mention "hard" topics : money problems, jealousy, treason, war, death...while staying true to the Disney values!

In a few words, this is an animated gem that Disney should be proud of, and should SHOW it!


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Skulblaka_Shur'tugal
Animation Source newsSeptember 01, 2014
HTTYD Site-Wide Contest: The WInners!

 

Congratulations to our two winners in the How to Train Your Dragon fan contest!

In the art category, Windhowler's "Tracking" won by a slight majority! In the fanart, "Four Wings" by Pawface was the winner! These two winners will receive FREE digital downloads of How to Train Your Dragon 2 when it releases in a month or two!

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Animation Source newsAugust 01, 2014
HTTYD Contest - VOTE NOW!

 

Our latest Site-Wide Contest has come to a close, and now the time has come for you to vote on your favorite How To Train Your Dragon fan art and images! Each piece is below; click each to view in higher resolution. To vote, send me a PM telling me who you vote for in each category (DO NOT COMMENT ON THIS NEWS POST!!!!). Voting runs from now through August 31, and the winners will be announced September 1. Their prize: a free digital download of How to Train Your Dragon 2!

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Animation Source newsJuly 14, 2014
20 Reasons Why The Lion King Still Rules 20 Years

 

Two big publications (People.com and ABC.net) posted interesting articles recently, to celebrate the 20 years of The Lion King.

They contacted me so I could post a link to their article, so here they are!

20 years of The Lion King

20 Reasons Why The Lion King Still Rules 20 Years : http://www.people.com/article/lion-king-20th-annniversary?xid=pr_sandbox_LionKing201

Behind the scenes at The Lion King Musical : http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/intothemusic/behind-the-scenes-at-the-lion-king-musical/5587494

 

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Animation Source newsJune 22, 2014
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Hello Animation Source.

I just wanted to let everyone know that the contest and projects glitch has been fixed. You can submit your entries directly for contests/projects pages again! Pageviews glitch was fixed too.

I'd also like to welcome our new Source moderators. Skulblaka_Shur'tugal and Epyon on Balto Source and Brown Wolf on Lion King Source.


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