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|name = The Banker's Daughter
 
|name = The Banker's Daughter
 
|director = [[Walt Disney]]
 
|director = [[Walt Disney]]
|producer = George Winkler
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|producer = [[Charles Mintz]]<br>George Winkler
|starring = [[Oswald the Lucky Rabbit]]
 
 
|editor = [[Ub Iwerks]]
 
|editor = [[Ub Iwerks]]
|studio = [[Universal Studios]]
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|studio = [[Walt Disney Productions|Walt Disney Studio]]<br>[[Winkler Pictures]]
|distributor = Universal Studios
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|distributor = [[Universal Studios|Universal Pictures]]
|release = [[1927]]
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|release = [[November 28]], [[1927]]<ref>[https://archive.org/details/motionnew37moti/page/n307 "Comedies and Short Subjects" - Motion Picture News (1928)]</ref>
|time = 7 mins
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|time = 6 mins (unconfirmed)
 
|language = English
 
|language = English
 
|preceded = [[The Ocean Hop]]
 
|preceded = [[The Ocean Hop]]
|followed = [[Empty Socks]]}}
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|followed = [[Empty Socks]]
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'''''The Banker's Daughter''''' is an [[Oswald the Lucky Rabbit (series)|Oswald the Lucky Rabbit]] short released on [[November 28]], [[1927]]. This is also the debut of [[Ortensia]], known at this point as "Sadie". This is one of several Oswald shorts that are considered "lost". 
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The only known elements to exist are the poster sketch, a series of storyboards and a script, which were published in the book ''[[Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons]]''.
   
'''''The Banker's Daughter''''' is an [[Oswald the Lucky Rabbit (series)|Oswald the Lucky Rabbit]] short released on [[November 28]], [[1927]]. This is also the debut of [[Ortensia]], known at this point as "Sadie". In fact, she's the titular character! Unfortunately, this is one of several Oswald shorts that are "lost," meaning this cartoon is missing and/or likely destroyed. The poster to the right is the only proof in the world that this short even existed.
 
 
==Characters==
 
==Characters==
 
* [[Oswald the Lucky Rabbit]]
 
* [[Oswald the Lucky Rabbit]]
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==Plot==
 
==Plot==
Oswald works for a rich banker as his limousine driver. Unfortunately, he gets fired for flirting with his daughter, Sadie. However, soon afterwards, the banker's bank is robbed by [[Pete]]. Oswald eventually stops him and presumably gets his job back.
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Oswald works for a rich banker as his limousine driver. Unfortunately, he gets fired for flirting with his daughter, Sadie. However, soon afterward, the banker's bank is robbed by [[Pete]]. Oswald eventually stops him and presumably gets his job back.
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==Reception==
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In the December 4, 1927 edition of ''Film Daily'', the film was praised as an "animated 'opera' of comics that speaks volumes for the imagination, sense of humor, and drawing ability of the artist." They went on to praise it more: "There is hardly a single scene that doesn't have some droll twist. In this case, the theme is plainly an inoffensive poke at ripe melodramas, with bank robbing, kidnapping of the fair damsel, and a bomb explosion figuring eloquently in the story."<ref>{{Cite book | title = Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons | author = David A. Bossert | date = August 2017 | isbn = 978-1484780374 | accessdate = April 15, 2019}}
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</ref>
   
 
==External link==
 
==External link==
* [http://www.disneyshorts.org/shorts.aspx?shortID=74 The Banker's Daughter on The Encyclopedia of Disney Animated Shorts.]
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*[http://www.disneyshorts.org/shorts.aspx?shortID=74 The Banker's Daughter on The Encyclopedia of Disney Animated Shorts.]
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==References==
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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<gallery>
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File:2007.53.3 1000.jpg|Oswald pencil test 1
File:385 2.gif
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File:385 2.gif|Oswald pencil test 2
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Oswald-storyboard.jpg|Storyboard page
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thebankersdaughter.png|Recreation of the title card
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[[Category:Animated shorts]]
 
[[Category:Animated shorts]]
 
[[Category:Oswald the Lucky Rabbit shorts]]
 
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[[Category:1927 shorts]]
 
[[Category:1927 shorts]]
 
[[Category:Pete Shorts]]
 
[[Category:Pete Shorts]]
[[Category:Oswald the Lucky Rabbit shorts]]
 
[[Category:Oswald the Lucky Rabbit shorts]]
 
[[Category:Oswald the Lucky Rabbit shorts]]
 
[[Category:Oswald the Lucky Rabbit shorts]]
 
[[Category:Oswald the Lucky Rabbit shorts]]
 

Latest revision as of 16:53, March 4, 2020

The Banker's Daughter is an Oswald the Lucky Rabbit short released on November 28, 1927. This is also the debut of Ortensia, known at this point as "Sadie". This is one of several Oswald shorts that are considered "lost". 

The only known elements to exist are the poster sketch, a series of storyboards and a script, which were published in the book Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons.

CharactersEdit

PlotEdit

Oswald works for a rich banker as his limousine driver. Unfortunately, he gets fired for flirting with his daughter, Sadie. However, soon afterward, the banker's bank is robbed by Pete. Oswald eventually stops him and presumably gets his job back.

ReceptionEdit

In the December 4, 1927 edition of Film Daily, the film was praised as an "animated 'opera' of comics that speaks volumes for the imagination, sense of humor, and drawing ability of the artist." They went on to praise it more: "There is hardly a single scene that doesn't have some droll twist. In this case, the theme is plainly an inoffensive poke at ripe melodramas, with bank robbing, kidnapping of the fair damsel, and a bomb explosion figuring eloquently in the story."[2]

External linkEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Comedies and Short Subjects" - Motion Picture News (1928)
  2. David A. Bossert (August 2017). Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons. ISBN 978-1484780374. 

GalleryEdit

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