Monday, June 13, 2011

Celebrating Peter Pan!

Summer is here and our first major vacation destination?  Neverland!

All this week we will be celebrating Walt Disney's 1953 animated feature Peter Pan here at 2719 Hyperion.  The inspiration behind this examination originated with Nate Parrish and Matt Parrish, hosts of the very popular and always excellent Disney-related podcast WEDway Radio.  Nate and Matt invited me to be a guest on their most recent episode of WEDway Radio, and our topic of choice was Walt's interpretation of the J. M. Barrie classic.

Our discussion was wide and varied, covering everything from the original J. M. Barrie source material and Walt's own personal connections to the story, to the film's emergence as a quiet but still very powerful Disney franchise.  It was a fun and entertaining discussion and is well worth a listen.

Download links for WEDway Radio Episode 74 can be found at the WEDway Radio home page.

There is also other interesting Peter Pan material to discover in the 2719 Hyperion Archives.

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Casey @ Yes They're All Mine said...

I loved this episode of Wedway and I always love all your know Jeff!

Anonymous said...

Nice to hear your voice on a Disney podcast again :) Learned a lot about Peter pan.