How the “Disney Renaissance” marked a turning point in the animated movie musical, from Little Mermaid to Frozen.
Well, if only this video had been on the (then non-existent*) internet in 1994. Because I do remember at a quasi-date dinner being undertaken in about that year that I was telling a woman that it seemed to me the Disney animated musicals were really replacing (if in somewhat shorter form) the Broadway musicals of the 50's and 60's, and she rather poo-poohed the suggestion.
Mind you, as a single man talking to a woman I had just met about anything to do with Broadway musicals was probably not sending exactly the right message, if you know what I mean. Oh well: as the link explains, I was exactly right. (And I still say Frozen is one of the crappiest Disney musicals around.)
* there is no surer way of feeling old than to realise - "oh, that's right, that was pre-internet."