was released on January 29, 1959 and was made due to the overwhelming success of Cinderella
. Therefor the Disney Studios got right to work revisiting the fairy tale formula and developing a new version of the classic story. It was decided early on that this film would have to surpass its predecessing fairy tale films.
by Evynd Earle
Background artist Evynd Earle
was hired to develop a new look which combined both medieval and modern art forms. His designs were unique in that they were dominated by definate vertical/ horizontal lines and geometric shapes. This would have...