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Have a Haunted Halloween!

Happy Halloween, everybody!  Today we’re sharing two short films by the Daws Brothers, independent filmmakers who caught the eye of the Disney community last Halloween when they recorded a short film almost entirely at Disneyland.  Missing in the Mansion follows three people on a special day at Disneyland that goes horribly wrong.  This year, they’ve released a second installment titled Followed from the Mansion.  You can enjoy wall-to-wall creeps in both videos below, and make sure to check out their YouTube page for a video on the making of Missing in the Mansion and other works.

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Exploring Cartoon Convention – Trick or Treat

We here at the Hyperion house love Halloween, and today we’re looking at one of my favorite spooky shorts: Trick or Treat (1952).

Donald Duck gets a spooky headshot for this Halloween short.

Donald Duck gets a spooky headshot for this Halloween short.

Trick or Treat has a great opening.  The Donald Duck title cards get a festive makeover, and true to midcentury animation, a fun title song is included in the title sequence.

 

Title card for Trick or Treat (1952)

Title card for Trick or Treat (1952)

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