MUSIC LAND - An example
of strengthening a picture by conflict between the classical and jazz
TORTOISE AND HARE
- an excellent example of contrast and opposition, were the two characters;
the slow and easy going Toby and the blue streak Maxie were exact opposites.
Being such definite contrasts both characters strengthened the picture
and gave it backbone. (Kelling)
AND ANTS. Contrast one of the outstanding features of this picture,
which is built on interlocking contrasts, the change of seasons, the
change in the grasshopper's philosophy and his attitude toward life
as expressed in his actions and his song, and even the change in the
attitude of the ants toward him.
13.Jolt of a sudden turn of
association in gags, reversals and surprises.
The jolt of a sudden turn of association is the essence of a gag.
The Duck opening his mouth like a mechanical ash tray when Pete steps
on his foot in MOVING DAY,
shrieking brakes of auto when Hare comes to a stop in
TORTOISE AND HARE,
and Duck battling the mountain goat after the goat has butted him in
ON ICE - When Donald is
laughing himself sick over Pluto's predicament and is himself caught
up by the wind and spun out over the ice - that is an unexpected reversal.
THROUGH THE MIRROR
- The sudden turn in which the telephone talks to itself.
BUILDING A BUILDING -
Steam shovel tipping its hat was unexpected and screwy. (Couch)
- Donald collects fire in bucket and throws it in the fish bowl where
it goes up in smoke.
MOVING DAY - jolt with
sudden turn. Situation looks bad for Mickey, Pete lights match and explosion
blows up the house, throwing all their belongings into the truck, while
Pete is caught in a bath tub suspended in mid air. (Youngquist)
In BAND CONCERT,
the coincidental playing of William Tell Storm music, with the real
storm that blows all the members off the bandstand.
In LULLABY LAND,
the puffs of smoke become Bogey Men characters and go into song.(Landsman)