As we march bravely on through 2013, Thn will take a nostalgic yet critical look at the 53 Walt Disney Animated Classics, from Snow White to Wreck-it Ralph, through the obscurity of Fun And Fancy Free to the Golden Age of Beauty And The Beast. These are the films the Walt Disney company are most proud of, the ones that hold a special place in our hearts, the ones that still cost a fortune to buy on DVD.
This time, a little later than planned… we join Basil, The Great Mouse Detective.
1986/ 74 minutes
Yet another in a long line of literary adaptations, The Great Mouse Detective was based upon the Basil of Baker Street stories by Eve Titus, focussing on a community of mice living beneath Victorian London. And much like Disney’s other literary adaptations, it plays pretty fast and loose with the source material, »
- Rob Burch
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