69 minutes | Feb 12, 2021

Saludos Amigos

Hello, friends! Mom and Isaac start their new series on Disney’s Wartime era with a discussion of the shortest film in the canon – 1942’s Saludos Amigos. Listen as we discuss the Good Neighbor program, what makes Goofy and Donald funny, and the bizarre living airplanes of the “Pedro” short.

Further reading:

1. https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/10/disney-donald-duck-carioca-latin-america-imperialism

2. https://www.dailychela.com/the-three-caballeros-legend/

Me, Mom & The Mouse is a podcast about the joy of watching cartoons with your family. If you like this episode, please subscribe and join us each Friday as we watch every film in the Disney Animated Canon and talk about how it was made, what it means, and why we love it (or don’t.)

Music: The Show Must Be Go by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4509-the-show-must-be-go License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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