PuppetVision Blog Archives: Disney

Oswald the Lucky Rabbit’s 1936 “Puppet Show”

Now this is something that you don’t see everyday…a 1936 short featuring an animated Oswald Rabbit “performing” live action marionettes. Oswald is better known as “Oswald The Lucky Rabbit”, a cartoon character originally created by Walt Disney who was extremely … Continue reading

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Phillip Huber and the China Girl

James Franco with the China Girl in “Oz The Great and Powerful”

Ain’t It Cool News has been doing a series of interviews from the set of Oz The Great and Powerful an upcoming Disney film directed by Sam Raimi. One of the interviews features Master marionette puppeteer Phillip Huber, who performed … Continue reading

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Crash, Bernstein and Tim Lagasse

Tim Lagasse

Crash and Bernstein is a new family sitcom from Disney’s XD digital channel about a twelver year old boy who desperately wants to have a brother and ends up with a puppet named Crash. Continue reading

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Muppet Replica Lawsuit

Scene from MuppetVision 3D

Looks like Muppet Studios is finally doing something about the sale of Muppet replicas through sites like ebay and Amazon.com. On October 22nd The Muppets Studio, LLC filed a suit in California against three defendants named Steve Lonergan, Krystyna Stroinski, … Continue reading

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Turtle Talk with Crush

Turtle Talk with Crush

Disney employs a lot of puppeteers and uses a surprising amount of cutting-edge puppetry in their theme park attractions. I’ve never actually been to the Magic Kingdom myself yet, but one of the coolest puppetry-related attractions I’ve heard of Disney’s … Continue reading

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