DiscoverThe Literary License PodcastSeason 7: Episode 355 - ONCE UPON A TIME: Who Censored Roger Rabbit/Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Season 7: Episode 355 - ONCE UPON A TIME:  Who Censored Roger Rabbit/Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Season 7: Episode 355 - ONCE UPON A TIME: Who Censored Roger Rabbit/Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Update: 2024-03-19
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Welcome to an all-new episode of the Literary License Podcast, where we bridge the gap between literature and its screen adaptations. Join us and our special guest, Leandro Gazi, as we unwrap our life experiences, delve into the intriguing world of 'Who Censored Roger Rabbit?' novel by Gary Wolf and its iconic movie adaptation 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit'.


 


We ecstatically dig deeper into the book’s thought-provoking narrative and how it subtly interlaces political innuendos. We uncover the creative vision of Leandro and how the distinctive charm of the movie adaptation adds to the Roger Rabbit legacy. Discover the plot twists and suspenseful allegory, leading us through a maze of mysteries and unanticipated denouements in the narrative.


 


We then traverse the exquisite realm of 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit', directed by the genius Robert Zemeckis. Released in 1988, it was a spectacular blend of live-action and animation, earning global recognition for its visual effects, performances, and humor. We feature a detailed comparison between the original book and the film adaptation, leading to an insightful view of the whole creation process.


 


Our discussion takes you back to the unforgettable scenes, such as the magnetic performance of Jessica Rabbit and Eddie Valiant's thrilling adventures in Toontown. We reveal the magic behind how this film jump-started the Disney Renaissance, setting a benchmark for animation.


 


Lastly, ride with us on a captivating journey into the world of animation film-making. We present a critique on the process of integrating classical characters into unrelated plots, the resulting repetitiveness, and how these techniques trick the viewer's eye to create visual masterpieces. Join us as we navigate the interesting narrative loops and special effects that mesmerize audiences through decades.


 


Opening Credits– Epidemic Sound – Copyright . All rights reserved


 


Closing Credits: Why Don’t You Do Right by Benny Goodman and Peggy Lee.  Copyright 1942 Columbia Records


 


Section Breaks:  Soundtrack Selections from the Original Motion Soundtrack Who Framed Roger Rabbit.  Music by Alan Silverstri.  Copyright 1988 Disney Records.



Original Music copyrighted 2020 Dan Hughes Music and the Literary License Podcast. 


 


All rights reserved.  Used by Kind Permission.

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Season 7: Episode 355 - ONCE UPON A TIME:  Who Censored Roger Rabbit/Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Season 7: Episode 355 - ONCE UPON A TIME: Who Censored Roger Rabbit/Who Framed Roger Rabbit

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