When it comes to Disney's 101 Dalmatians, the de Vil is in the details

February 3, 2015 7:25 PM

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Here's a fun factoid for all you film fans out: Given that Disney's Sleeping Beauty was released on January 29, 1959 and 101 Dalmatians bowed in theaters on January 25, 1961, that means that this animated classic was cranked out in less than two years.

Which is pretty impressive unto itself. But then when you factor in that -- in the wake of Sleeping Beauty under-performing at the box office -- there were massive lay-offs at Walt Disney Animations Studios in the late Winter of 1959. With the staff there being cut from 551 artists & animators to ju...

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