volume 14, issue 1, P37-51 2019
DOI: 10.1177/1746847719833308
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Abstract: This article discusses the portrayal of fatherhood and paternity in Walt Disney's benchmark features Pinocchio (1940), Dumbo (1941) and Bambi (1942) through a contextualized historical and cultural analysis. The author aims to provide a coherent study of how the father figure is constructed in each of these films and why the tone of this presentation varies considerably within the short time span between the theatrical releases. The article proceeds to demonstrate how, with their prominent father characters, t…

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