tor shares the feeling of the cat in trying to locate the mouse giving
him "Mental participation" in the action. (Landsman)
Sympathy and interest in
ELMER ELEPHANT creates
growing anxiety which makes the situation funnier and funnier and helps
to involve spectator into a mental participation in the picture. (Kelling)
GOLDEN TOUCH - One
of the reasons for failure is that sympathy is not aroused for King
Midas. He's simply a fat gourmand, who loves gold - a very unappealing
character - and his unfortunate predicament leaves the audience cold.
C. At the end
11.Forced and artificial ending
vs good punch
MICKEY'S POLO TEAM
- ending seemed forced and artificial. The story would have had more
punch had it ended with the Duck. It broke the tempo and did not follow
up the climax. (Miller)
Same picture. Nothing justified the reverse angle and although amusing
there was no reason for it, therefore I feel it weakened the story considerably.
MIRROR LAND has
a very forced ending and seems too much like the start of the story.
The end of the story would be a lot better if Mickey's image did not
crawl back into bed with him but if he woke up in the middle of an action,
perhaps under the bed, all tangled up in the bed springs, and Pluto
licking his face and heckling him in general.
MOVING DAY - reappearance
of the plumber's friend. Having seen the struggles he had with it previously
we know he is in for quite a battle before it is removed. (Algar)
- ending was a salient factor in the interest and improvement of the
entire picture (Landsman)
III. TREATMENT OF DETAILS
MICKEY'S PAL PLUTO -
Pluto's conflict with his good and bad self.
- Pluto's struggle between desire to chase the cat and obedience to