The little Mermaid
was released on November 17 1989 and is largely accredited with being the film that heralded the beginning of the डिज़्नी Renaissance. With the average production time of an animated डिज़्नी film being 6 years this film was developed in the height of the 80’s.
The assignment of designing the heroine Ariel was left to animator Glen Keane
who would go on to animate other डिज़्नी characters such as the Beast, अलादीन and Tarzan. He wanted the heroine to be reminiscent of the traditional डिज़्नी Princesses while at the same time being relatable to the ‘modern...