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Maria with Miss Brown and Mr. Hater

Mistress Masham's Repose was a film based on the 1946 novel of the same name by T.H. White that was being developed at Disney in the 1980s by Joe Hale, a verteran Disney animator who would eventually produce The Black Cauldron. Animator Andreas Deja did some preliminary character designs for it.

Plot[]

The plot would have been the same as the book, which follows Maria, a ten-year-old orphaned girl who lives on a derelict family estate, with her only companions being a loving family cook and a retired professor of Ancient Latin. The two try to protect Maria from her strict governess Miss Brown, who takes her cue from Maria's guardian, a Vicar named Mr. Hater. Meeting the Lilliputians and being tempted to love, to fear and to bully, Maria must save her friends and herself.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Jeffrey Katzenberg disliked the project.
  2. Hale and most of the team were fired.

Results[]

  • The film was permanently cancelled.
  • Mistress Masham's Repose was replaced with The Black Cauldron in 1985.

Gallery[]

Maria Maria as a butterfly hunter Maria in a red dress Miss Brown Miss Brown and Maria

Piano lessons Mr Mr Mr Mr

Miss Cook Trapper Lilliputian Trapper riding a bird & a frog Trapper riding a mouse Admiral Lilliputian

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