Monday, April 06, 2009

Donald in Mathmagic Land

Donald in Mathmagic Land is a 1959 Disney short starring Donald Duck and narrated by Paul Frees. I don't remember ever having seen this before, so I'm glad I can get a taste of it at youtube. part 1:

part 2, part 3

Here's a trivia question for you:

Q: What does "Donald in Mathmagic Land" have in common with the Bible?
A: They both get the value of Pi wrong.

HT: Another Old Movie Blog:
“Donald in Mathmagic Land” (1959) makes math beautiful, sings hosannas to the orderliness and sense of logic that is the foundation of beauty in art, in music, in nature, and in human beings.

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