|Mouse Under Glass|
June 2, 1994
Mouse Under Glass is a book associated with Disney having to do with the creation of multiple films, including The Lion King. It was published on June 2, 1994.
Mouse Under Glass is a detailed look into what goes into and what was supposed to go into various Disney feature length films. After a foreword from Richard and Robert Sherman, it covers Snow White, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, Bambi, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, The Sword in the Stone, Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Robin Hood, The Rescuers, Pete's Dragon, The Fox and the Hound, The Great Mouse Detective, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Oliver & Company, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and many others.
The portion of the book that details the production of The Lion King starts on page 227 and ends on page 232. It further explains what was conceived for the film, acknowledges mistakes and plot holes, and mentions deleted characters, such as Nala's brother Mheetu.