See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The alice in wonderland book and film were surreal in different ways. Disneys 1951 alice in wonderland cartoon movie alicein. Walt disneys alice in wonderland little golden book series. Curious happenings punctuate alice s journey, including wild encounters with the red queen, the mad hatter, the jabberwocky, and many others. The disney classic collection allows your child to relive unforgettable adventures with their most beloved characters. Black swan 2010 the thing from another world 1951 vs. Disneys cinematic adaptation of alice in wonderland 1951. The queen of hearts, alice and the white rabbit are waiting for you at mad tea party. Due to the popularity of both those projects, it was inevitable that the disney studios would create yet another film based on the wonderland characters. Here we take a look at the differences between lewis carrols novels and disneys alice in. Here is a picture of the first book that came out in 1865. The th release of disney s animated features, the film premiered in london on july 26, 1951, and in new york city on july 28, 1951.
Alice in wonderland disney books disney publishing. Nov 27, 2012 i thoroughly enjoyed the book, and the little parts in there where alice almost lost her life for some reason always hooked me. The th release of disneys animated features, the film premiered in london on july 26, 1951, and in new york city on july 28, 1951. At turns frabjous, contrariwise, and maybe even mimsy. Despite its imaginative artwork and catchy tunes, the film was not popular until its rerelease in 1974, when a new generation appreciated alice in wonderland for its eccentric or arguably psychedelic content. A growing selection of new tv shows and movies from the master storytellers at disney, pixar, marvel, star wars, and national geographic. Fridays fatal crash on i90 was minnesotas deadliest since 2010. Comparing carrolls original books with disney s movies 1. I remember somewhere in the movie that alice was recalling the dream of wonderland that she had when. It was included as a bonus feature in the special unanniversary. Lewis carroll even was suspected of being a pedophile because of this story and his obsession of little girls.
Product title alice in wonderland alice cuicui pm doll average rating. Comparing carrolls original books with disneys movies 1. Just now, alice is 10 years older and the red queen is a despotic ruler of underland. It was a very short book, but really hard to get through. Without a doubt, the most significant work of fantasy fiction of all time is alice s adventures in wonderland. The biggest difference between the book s alice and disney s alice is definitely a matter of intelligence. Related posts the rockwell center for american visual studies. Prepare to journey down the rabbit hole and into a land beyond your wildest imaginings.
In fact once i got going i finished this book in two days. The blackandwhite short was the first in a series of walt disneys famous alice comedies and had a working title of alice in slumberland. I love alice in wonderland and this book, put out by disney, is totally worth it for the mary blair illustrations. See more ideas about alice in wonderland, wonderland and alice. Tho both are captivating in their imagination, the bear some striking similarities and differences. One of the things i like about the disney version is that it does at least try to give the story some kind of climax. From the moment of its first publication in 1866, its.
In disney alice in wonderland, based on the tim burton movie of the same name, a completely new story unfolds as the alice of lewis carrolls literary works once again falls down the rabbit hole. The biggest discrepancies between the book and the movie in my opinion are the differences in alices age and the incorporation of various elements of through the looking glass. Here is a picture of the first movie that was made by disney in 1951. A liveaction film directed by tim burton was released in 2010. Alice in wonderland, the jungle book, 101 dalmatians, peter pan, and more. Both the 1951 and 2010 disney version of alice in wonderland differ significantly from the original books. The demands of the animated film itself might be an appropriate viewpoint from which one should approach his featurelength adaptation of thealice books.
Heads will spin when looking at the cheshire cats rotating wheel pin. Tim burtons 2010 film, alice in wonderland, distributed by walt disney pictures. The film is an adaptation of the books by lewis carroll, the 1865 novel alice s adventures in wonderland and its 1871 sequel through the lookingglass, which featured his character alice. Alice in wonderland is a 1951 american animated musical fantasyadventure film produced by walt disney productions and based on the alice books by lewis carroll. It is hard to said that peter pan or the wizard of oz was influenced by. Mary blairs vibrant art helped shape the look of walt disneys classic animated film. Its developers made a very wise choice in not attempting to duplicate the lush graphics of the wiipc alice adaptation, and instead went for a beautifully stylized but graphically simpler cartoony look.
The film features the voices of kathryn beaumont as alice, sterling holloway as the cheshire cat. I have a ma in creative writing, and i also took a ton of english literature courses, and alice in wonderland the original version was really hard to get through. Perfect picture book friday alice in wonderland clarbojahn. A comparison of the disney film and book for alice in wonderland. The unbirthday song, and im late when alice follows a busy white rabbit down a rabbit hole, she enters a strange world of make believe. The film is an adaptation of the books by lewis carroll, the 1865 novel alices adventures in wonderland and its 1871 sequel through the lookingglass, which featured his character alice. In todays world most are familiar with the story of alice in wonderland, though, admittedly, most are more familiar with the disney movie than the actual book by lewis carroll. Disney press an imprint of disney book group, fiction based on famous classic by lewis carroll. Sep 03, 2015 cut down to 75 short minutes, disneys version was incomplete and deemed americanized by fans of the original stories. The formal proposal comes as quite a surprise to alice, who finds herself distracted, racing after a white rabbit she had seen in her dreams as a child. Walt disney s story of alice in wonderland featured songs. Alice in wonderland is a novel written by lewis carroll 18321898 in 1865. Four stars because i could take or leave the text, an abridged version of alices adventures written by jon scieszka.
He had read the novels as a child and during the 1920s he had created a series of animated cartoons known as the alice comedies. Disney alice in wonderland little golden book by jane werner and rh disney may 3, 2016. Disney alice in wonderland prepare to journey down the rabbit hole and into a land beyond your wildest imaginings. Walt disneys alice in wonderland reissue disney books. Well even tell you how to throw your own mad teaparty. From 1949 to 1951, more than 750 artists worked on the movie. Why was alice in wonderland poorly received by audiences.
Alice in wonderland is a story for children, nevertheless it also contains some sort of sexuality about the girl who is struggling in the fantasy world. The following is a list of noted differences between the original alices adventures in wonderland book and the 1951 disney movie adaptation. One of eleven children of a scholarly country parson, he studied mathematics at oxford, obtained a university post, and then was ordained as a deacon but found true success with his masterpiece, alices adventures under ground, now known as alices adventures in. Alices adventures in wonderland, the tale of a little girl who falls down a rabbit. This is an idea from through the lookingglass, and what alice found there. Youll feel as if youve really fallen down the rabbit hole when you meet your favorite characters from disneys alice in wonderland. Young girls alice, alice sister, while rabbit, down rabbit hole, doorknob, dodo bird tweedledee, and tweedledum caterpillar cheshire cat mad hatter, march hare, dormouse queen. Okay, for school i have to read alice in wonderland and through the looking glass, and i just finished alice in wonderland. Jul 08, 2017 the disney classic collection allows your child to relive unforgettable adventures with their most beloved characters. Meet alice in wonderland at the mad tea party disney. Alice in wonderland attempts to blend plot points from lewis carrolls alices adventures in wonderland and its sequel, through the lookingglass, into one 90minute film. Four stars because i could take or leave the text, an abridged version of alice s adventures written by jon scieszka. In which matt and hatter break the tie with a classic story of nonsense.
When you imagine a girl in a fantasy world, what is the first image that comes in your mind. In alices absence, the white rabbit, the dormouse, the march hare, the mad hatter, and the cheshire hat have. Curious happenings punctuate alices journey, including wild encounters with the red queen, the mad hatter, the jabberwocky, and many others. Alice in wonderland book to 1951 movie differences alice in. Alice sees a white rabbit with a waist coat and pocket watch disappearing down a rabbit hole, what follows depicts the epitome of childrens imagination, a classic fantasy tale, combined with subtle logic based adult intricacies in lewis carrolls charles dodgeson mathematician classic tale of alice in wonderland that can be enjoyed at any age. The unbirthday song, and im late when alice follows a busy white rabbit. Wallace was nominated for an academy award for best scoring of a musical picture.
Part of my alice in wonderland collection i now have 6 editions with more on the way. Differences between alices adventures in wonderland and. I remember somewhere in the movie that alice was recalling the dream of wonderland that she had. Although entitledalice in wonderland, the movie combines elements from both of the books. Walt disneys alice in wonderland little golden books hardcover january 5, 2010 by rh disney author, illustrator 4. By jiyeon pak, grad student micas mfa illustration practice, fall 20, critical seminar, final paper. Her illustrations capture the essence of such memorable characters as the queen of. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Alice in wonderland is a classic of childrens literature and one of walt disneys great animated successes. Her illustrations capture the essence of such memorable characters as the queen of hearts and the mad hatter with stunning immediacy. The following is a list of noted differences between the original alice s adventures in wonderland book and the 1951 disney movie adaptation. It is hard to said that peter pan or the wizard of.
Alice in wonderland filmbook comparison by bradley. Jun 11, 2015 years later, walt disney tried to avoid responsibility for alice in wonderland 1951 by claiming hed never wanted to make it. Based on material from lewis carrolls novels alices adventures in wonderland and through the lookingglass, walt disney was inspired to make a feature length adaptation of the alice books as early as 1932. Alices wonderland is a 1923 walt disney short silent film, produced in kansas city, missouri. Mar 10, 2010 tim burtons alice in wonderland is not a strict adaptation of carrolls books.
In the film, alice is depicted as a 10 or 11 yearold girl, which contrasts the 6 or 7 yearold portrayal of her in the novel. The film was never shown theatrically, but was instead shown to prospective film distributors. Disney alice in wonderland offers so much more than your standard 2d platformer game for the nintendo ds. Sep 17, 2011 okay, for school i have to read alice in wonderland and through the looking glass, and i just finished alice in wonderland. Walt disney was one of these filmmakers, hence he created the animated classic, alice in wonderland, as well as an animatedliveaction alice comedies series 20 years earlier.
It has since kept its status as one of the most artistic novels of all time, with all sorts of hypnotically brilliant art emerging as a result. Here his wonderland shines anew viewed through the looking glasses of two incomparable artists. Lewis carrolls alice in wonderland is a classic of childrens literature, and the walt disney film adaptation is one of disneys most successful. Book movie in the book, there is no unbirthday party. Alice in wonderland disney books disney publishing worldwide.
Alice in wonderland is composed of more than 350,000 drawings and paintings. Buy alice in wonderland first edition by walt disney, walt disney isbn. The topsyturvy world of alice in wonderland drops into your disney pin collection with this curious threepiece set on a mad hatter card. These colorful books will encourage a lifetime love of reading. Alice in wonderland book to 1951 movie differences alice.
Alice in wonderland book or movie, which is better. I read this book back when i was a kid and decided it was time to reread it and i am so glad i did, it was just as enjoyable to read the second time around. Comparing lewis carrolls wonderland and tim burtons underland. Walt disneys story of alice in wonderland featured songs. Captain picard vs captain shakespeare captain wars. Cut down to 75 short minutes, disneys version was incomplete and deemed americanized by fans of the original stories. Join alice as she disappears down a rabbit hole and emerges in the topsyturvy world of wonderland. I am a massive alice in wonderland fan, i love the disney film and i collect anything i can that is alice related. Like in the book alice remembers that she has the mushroom and eats it, becoming a giant. The music for alice in wonderland was provided by a 50 piece orchestra. Alice s adventures in wonderland was an incredible piece of surrealist literature, written by lewis carroll in the dying years of the 19 th century. Walt disneys alice in wonderland little golden book.
Tim burtons alice in wonderland is not a strict adaptation of carrolls books. In some ways, disneys animated alice in wonderland released 65 years ago this week, on july 26, 1951 was as far behind schedule as its white rabbit. Lewis carroll was the pen name of charles lutwidge dodgson 18321898, english author, mathematician, and photographer. Alice in wonderland audiobook abridged listen instantly. Alice in wonderland, classics, retelling of the classics, fantasy, cleverness, creativity and imagination, magic, manners and. Aug 19, 20 walt disney was one of these filmmakers, hence he created the animated classic, alice in wonderland, as well as an animatedliveaction alice comedies series 20 years earlier.
As with bambi, the disney animators were developing a story that did not, strictly speaking, have a real plot. Walt disneys alice in wonderland little golden books. Alice in wonderland 2010 my live action disney project. Years later, walt disney tried to avoid responsibility for alice in wonderland 1951 by claiming hed never wanted to make it. I wasnt going to add the disney version to my collection but then i stumbled upon this little golden book with the original illustrations and it really is very charming. Without a doubt, the most significant work of fantasy fiction of all time is alices adventures in wonderland.1370 79 964 540 343 1465 953 841 76 1359 378 1395 1308 187 1243 1338 1145 876 798 190 21 99 242 452 1512 234 803 1205 930 469 83 886 1304