Feature Four Frames

Four Frames: The death of Bambi’s mother in Bambi (pr. Walt Disney 1942)

For all Disney’s early innovations in the field of animated movement of characters and environments, from the use of rotoscoping to the multiplane camera technique, it is this moment of relative stillness from Bambi that is perhaps his most affecting piece of work. It’s easy to be cynical about Disney, but this truly breaks the […]