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The video is about 6 minutes 30 seconds, and it's embedded in the story below. Only 17 seconds is original footage from the 1940s; the rest was animated in 1999 based on Dali's storyboards.


The Salvador Dali + Walt Disney Short Film Time Almost Forgot
http://nerdist.com/the-salvador-dali-walt-disney-short-film-...

It’s somehow strange to think of Salvador Dali and Walt Disney as contemporaries. That they could have worked together is insane and wonderful, but we almost never saw the fruits of that labor.

The astoundingly influential animators began working on a short film project together in 1946 that would lie dormant for 55 years. That project, Destino, appropriately deals with time. Its wordless plot focuses on a woman named Dahlia falling in love with Chronos, the God of Time, and languidly dancing through the types of surreal landscapes you’d expect from the bizarre-minded master. [...]

As for Destino, it exists because of the Fantasia side of the Disney legacy. The story goes that the collaboration was scrapped because there simply wasn’t enough money to make it after WWII. Those were the lean Disney years. In 1999, Roy Disney rediscovered the Dali storyboards while mining Disney’s history for Fantasia 2000, fell in love with the images, and the rest is what you see on your screen. [...]



Mike
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