Cinema Story Origins

Cinema Story Origins

By Paul J. Hale

The Original stories, fairytales, and legends that inspire our favorite films.

Episodes

CSO E001b Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Paramount’s “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” with “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of […] The post CSO E001b Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
31/08/212h 41m

CSO E001 – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Comparing and contrasting Paramount’s “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” with “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of […] The post CSO E001 – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/07/212h 12m

020 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” with “Sneewitchen” by The Brothers Grimm. This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act). […] The post 020 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/06/212h 15m

019 – Cinderella

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Cinderella” with “Cinderella” or “The Little Glass Slipper” and “Aschenputtel” by The Brothers Grimm. This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the […] The post 019 – Cinderella first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
31/05/212h 34m

How It Is

More cruel e-mails, more stress, less time and not enough money. I have to seriously think about the toll this is taking, and if it’s worth it. Here’s how it is… The post How It Is first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
13/04/2117m 8s

018b – Peter Pan Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s Peter Pan with the play “Peter Pan” or “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” and the novel “Peter and Wendy” by J.M. Barrie. This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by […] The post 018b – Peter Pan Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
28/02/211h 58m

018a – Peter Pan Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s Peter Pan with the play “Peter Pan” or “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” and the novel “Peter and Wendy” by J.M. Barrie. This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by […] The post 018a – Peter Pan Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/01/212h 32m

017b – Beauty and the Beast Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”  with the original stories by  Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve (1740) and  Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1756). This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and […] The post 017b – Beauty and the Beast Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
31/12/203h 5m

017a – Beauty and the Beast Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”  with the original stories by  Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve (1740) and  Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1756). This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and […] The post 017a – Beauty and the Beast Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
29/11/201h 45m

016 – The Wind in the Willows

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Wind in the Willows” from the package film “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad” with the original book “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Grahame.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe […] The post 016 – The Wind in the Willows first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/09/203h 25m

015b – The Jungle Book Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Jungle Book” and their 2016 live-action remake, with the original “The Jungle Book” and “The Second Jungle Book By Rudyard Kipling.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by […] The post 015b – The Jungle Book Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/08/201h 34m

015a – The Jungle Book Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Jungle Book” and thier 2016 live-action remake, with the original “The Jungle Book” and “The Second Jungle Book By Rudyard Kipling.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by […] The post 015a – The Jungle Book Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/07/202h 26m

DSO Is Moving

DSO is responding to some very sudden life-altering changes. And here is a brief announcement about what’s going on. The post DSO Is Moving first appeared on Disney Story Origins Podcast.
15/06/202m 30s

014b – Pinocchio Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Pinocchio” with the original 1883 children’s book, “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by Carlo Collodi.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of […] The post 014b – Pinocchio Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/05/202h 26m

014a – Pinocchio Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Pinocchio” with the original 1883 children’s book, “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by Carlo Collodi.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of […] The post 014a – Pinocchio Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
28/03/201h 41m

013b – The Princess and the Frog Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog” with the stories that inspired the film, “The Frog Princess” by E.D Baker, and “The Frog Prince” by The Brothers Grimm.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good […] The post 013b – The Princess and the Frog Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
29/02/202h 38m

013a – The Princess and the Frog Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog” with the stories that inspired the film, “The Frog Princess” by E.D Baker, and “The Frog Prince” by The Brothers Grimm.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good […] The post 013a – The Princess and the Frog Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
29/01/202h 10m

012 – Mickey’s Christmas Carol

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s 1983 Classic, “Mickey’s Christmas Carol”, with the story that inspired the film, “A Christmas Carol In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas” by Charles Dickens.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good […] The post 012 – Mickey’s Christmas Carol first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
21/12/192h 58m

011b – Bambi Part 2

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Bambi” with the novel “Bambi A Life in the Woods” by Felix Salten.    This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the […] The post 011b – Bambi Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
26/10/182h 5m

011a – Bambi Part 1

Comparing and contrasting Disney’s “Bambi” with the novel “Bambi A Life in the Woods” by Felix Salten.    This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the […] The post 011a – Bambi Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/09/182h 10m

010c – The Black Cauldron Part 3

DSO Prydain series finale, comparing and contrasting Disney’s “The Black Cauldron” with “The Black Cauldron” by Lloyd Alexander.    This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of […] The post 010c – The Black Cauldron Part 3 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
28/03/183h 28m

010b – The Black Cauldron Part 2

We continue our journey in Prydain while we compare and contrast Disney’s “The Black Cauldron” with “The Book of Three” and “The Black Cauldron” by Lloyd Alexander.    This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected […] The post 010b – The Black Cauldron Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
28/02/182h 53m

010a – The Black Cauldron Part 1

In this episode, we compare and contrast Disney’s “The Black Cauldron” with the two books it is based on, “The Book of Three” and “The Black Cauldron” by Lloyd Alexander.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good […] The post 010a – The Black Cauldron Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
29/01/181h 52m

DSO Returns – New Episodes Announcement

DSO is back! This brief announcement explains what’s been going on, and what’s next. This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act). If you […] The post DSO Returns – New Episodes Announcement first appeared on Disney Story Origins Podcast.
16/01/188m 20s

09 – Tangled

    In this episode, we compare and contrast Disney’s “Tangled” with Giambattista Basile’s “Petrosinella”, “Persinette” by Charlotte Rose de Caumont de La Force, and “Rapunzel” by The Brothers Grimm.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good […] The post 09 – Tangled first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
01/07/162h 19m

08 – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    In this DSO Halloween Special, we compare and contrast Disney’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” with Washington Irving’s classic short story.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and […] The post 08 – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/10/151h 48m

07c – Alice in Wonderland Part 3

    Continuing the story of Alice in Wonderland as compared with Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There”, in this episode we discuss the The Jabbawock, The Griffon, Mock Turtle and Lobster Quadrille and compare Disney’s trial of Alice with  the original story’s the trial of […] The post 07c – Alice in Wonderland Part 3 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
06/10/151h 15m

07b – Alice in Wonderland Part 2

    Continuing the story of Alice in Wonderland as compared with Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There”, in this episode we discuss the hookah smoking caterpillar, the angry pigeon, Cheshire Cat and the Mad Tea Party.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that […] The post 07b – Alice in Wonderland Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/09/151h 22m

07a – Alice In Wonderland Part 1

    On July 4th, 1862 ten year old Alice Liddell and her sisters Ina and Edith set out from Folly Bridge in a row boat with the 30-year-old Charles Lutwidge Dodgeson.  During their trip, Alice asked him to tell them a story, and in his vast imagination, Dodgeson conjured up a whimsical tale about […] The post 07a – Alice In Wonderland Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
29/08/151h 32m

Supplemental #04 – The True Origin of “Alice”

  The origin story of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, the story people tend to hear, about Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell rowing up the river while in improvises a story to entertain her is only half the story. Like past supplemental episodes, it’s a story I want to tell, but it just wanders too far […] The post Supplemental #04 – The True Origin of “Alice” first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
15/08/1525m 52s

06b – The Little Mermaid Part 2

   Produced By Hayley Jesse Johnson Lee Witham Princess King-Taylor and Robert Torres   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act). If you have […] The post 06b – The Little Mermaid Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
20/02/151h 5m

06a – The Little Mermaid Part 1

   Produced By Hayley Jesse Johnson Lee Witham Princess King-Taylor and Robert Torres   This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine (Section 107 of the Copyright Act). If you have […] The post 06a – The Little Mermaid Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
05/02/151h 11m

Supplemental #03 – The Tangled, Frozen, Mermaid Theory

In this short Supplemental, I address the fan theory which alleges a connection between Disney’s “Tangled”, Frozen” and “The Little Mermaid”.  Post by HuffPost Live. This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law […] The post Supplemental #03 – The Tangled, Frozen, Mermaid Theory first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
18/01/159m 8s

DSO 1 Year Anniversary Show

Art by: Brianna Garcia Join me as I celebrate the 1st Anniversary of DSO, answer questions and discuss the story origins of The Disney Story Origins Podcast. This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by […] The post DSO 1 Year Anniversary Show first appeared on Disney Story Origins Podcast.
21/11/1435m 10s

05c – Aladdin Part 3

In the final episode of the Aladdin Series, we pick up where we left off in episode 5b, with Disney’s Aladdin trying to repair the damage of his first attempt to court Princess Jasmine, and Aladdin from the “One Thousand and One Nights” sabotaging Princess Badr Al-Badur’s marriage to the son of the Sultan’s grand […] The post 05c – Aladdin Part 3 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/09/141h 53m

05b – Aladdin Part 2

In our last episode, we left both Disney’s Aladdin and Shahdazad’s Aladdin sealed within a deep treasure trove. Disney called it The Cave of Wonders, and in the One Thousand and One Nights it is the Cave of Treasure. To all appearances, that should’ve been the end of the story and there shouldn’t have been […] The post 05b – Aladdin Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
17/08/141h 0m

Supplemental #02 – Djinn

I tried to squeeze the whole subject of Jinn into Aladdin Part 2, but to do so would kill the momentum of the Aladdin story, so I decided this should be another supplemental. And since you all like the first supplemental about Shahadazad so much, supplemental episodes may become a regular thing. When you do […] The post Supplemental #02 – Djinn first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
13/07/1439m 25s

05a – Aladdin Part 1

The story of Aladdin is one of the most familiar narratives in all of literature, a classic ‘rags to riches’ tale featuring a young hero who has to learn an important lesson; an exotic setting; a good healthy dose of magic; a beautiful heroine; and an evil villain (or two, depending on which version of […] The post 05a – Aladdin Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
13/06/1457m 23s

Supplemental #01 – Scheherazade

In Disney Story Origins Episode 5, I’ll be discussing the Disney Film “Aladdin” based on “Aladdin or his Magical Lamp”, which is one of many small stories within a large Middle Eastern story called “One Thousand and One Nights” better known us westerner as “The Arabian Nights”. It is the story of a young woman […] The post Supplemental #01 – Scheherazade first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
09/06/1415m 10s

04b – Mulan Part 2

We start where we left of in Episode 4a – Mulan Part 1, Mulan has joined the army. How does Mulan from the old tales prevent being discovered to be a woman? I discuss the origins of Mushu, Li Shang and what makes Chi Fu such a misognyst. I talk about how Disney’s Mulan and […] The post 04b – Mulan Part 2 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
02/05/141h 7m

04a – Mulan Part 1

The story of Mulan is one of the most mundane of all Chinese folktales. In Ancient China, with folklore rife with magic, Gods, Demons, Dragons and all kinds of supernatural influences, it was the plausibility of Mulan that made it such a compelling story. Though her story has changed through the centuries, its core elements […] The post 04a – Mulan Part 1 first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
30/03/1450m 17s

03 – Sleeping Beauty

“Sleeping Beauty” is one of the most popular fairy tales of all time. The story with its many varied renditions and adaptations has intrigued readers and audiences for centuries.  It has been told and retold continuously in movies, plays, novels and poetry, resonating with our ancestors as well as our own generations. This podcast contains […] The post 03 – Sleeping Beauty first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
28/01/141h 8m

02 – Frozen

In this episode I tell the stories of both Disney’s “Frozen” and Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” to illustrate the vast difference between Disney’s movie and the source material.  This podcast contains certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith […] The post 02 – Frozen first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
20/12/131h 17m

01 – Pocahontas

The story of Pocahontas has fascinated people for more than four centuries and it still inspires people today. It will undoubtedly continue to do so. This episode explores the origin of the Pocahontas myth, reveals the truth about John Smith and discusses the historical events surrounding the iconic couple.   This podcast contains certain copyrighted […] The post 01 – Pocahontas first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
21/11/131h 26m

00 – Introduction

This 6 minute episode introduces the podcast, what it’s about and how it’s going to work.   The post 00 – Introduction first appeared on Disney Story Origins Podcast. The post 00 – Introduction first appeared on Cinema Story Origins Podcast.
18/11/136m 0s
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