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A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same. Louis (The Princess and the Frog) is a featured article, which means it has been . However, after getting lost in the swamp, they meet a Cajun firefly called Ray, . dayline.info: The Princess and the Frog (Single-Disc Edition): Bruno Campos, Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Jenifer Lewis, Jim Cummings, Michael-Leon Wolley, characters--Louis (Michael-Leon Wooley), a jazz-playing alligator; Ray (Jim Chicken Little, and Meet the Robinsons and is once again moving in the right.
Andreas Dejaa veteran Disney animator who supervised the character of Mama Odie, says "I always thought that maybe we should distinguish ourselves to go back to what 2D is good at, which is focusing on what the line can do rather than volume, which is a CG kind of thing. So we are doing less extravagant Treasure Planet kind of treatments.
You have to create a world but [we're doing it more simply]. What we're trying to do with Princess and the Frog is hook up with things that the old guys did earlier.
It's not going to be graphic…". The character design tried to create beautiful drawings through subtle shapes, particularly for most characters being human. For the frog versions of Tiana and Naveen, while the animators started with realistic designs, they eventually went for cutesy characters "removing all that is unappealing in frogs", similar to Pinocchio 's Jiminy Cricket.
The character animators found some difficulty with this approach, and decided to use traditional paper and pencil drawings, which were then scanned into the computer systems, for The Princess and the Frog. The artwork was then enhanced to affect the appearance of painted strokes and fills, and combined with backgrounds, using Adobe After Effects.
One of the first things we did was focus on producing shorts, to help us re-introduce the 2D pipeline. It was a real plus for the effects department, so we went paperless for The Princess and the Frog. John singing, while slides of pre-production art from the film played on a screen. Supported by a music video by Melina"Never Knew I Needed" was issued to radio outlets as a commercial single from the Princess and the Frog soundtrack.
Original Songs and Score, contains the ten original songs from the film and seven instrumental pieces. The soundtrack was released on November 23,the day before the limited release of the film in New York and Los Angeles. The Squeakquelscheduled for release the same day. Although Disney's main marketing push was not set to begin until Novemberpositive word-of-mouth promotion created demand for merchandise well in advance of the film.
The Disneyland version's actors actually partook in singing, while the Walt Disney World rendition incorporated lip-syncing. However, it returned to Disneyland from — as part of the "Limited Time Magic" family-fun weekends.
You got about as much chance of gettin' that restaurant as I do of winnin' the Kentucky Derby. Saddle me up, y'all and pump that Congratulations on bein' voted king of the Mardi Gras parade. Caught me completely by surprise Got me a fresh batch just waitin' for you. Well, keep 'em comin' 'til I pass out.
Tell her, oh tell her Big Daddy. Isn't it the bee's knees? Tell her what you did, Big Daddy. Tell her what else you did Big Daddy. And he stay in our house as my personal guest. Oh, Lottie, that's swell. A little worthy advice: My Mom always said that the quicks way to a man's heart is through his stomach. Oh, Tia, you are Bonafide genius. I'm gonna need about five hundred of your man-catching beignets for my ball tonight. Let's get it Daddy. Will this many cover it?
This should cover it just fine, Lottie. I'm gettin' my restaurant. Tonight my prince is finally coming. And I'll show his happy and not let him go. You got the whole bargain, Tiana. Here is a little something to.
I miss him too. Hurry up and open the door. Just look at it, Mama. Doesn't just make you wanna cry? And over here, a gourmande kitchen. And hang up from the ceiling a big, old crystal chandelier. You are your Daddy's daughter, all right. He used to go on and on about this old sugar mill too. Baby cakes, I'm sure, this place is gonna be just wonderful. But it's a shame you're working so hard. But how can I let it now when I'm so close.
I got to make sure all that hard work means something. Your Daddy may not have gotten place you always wanted but he had something better. And that's all I want for you, sweetheart.
To me you and prince charming end dance out until y'all happily ever after. I don't have time for dancing. That's just gonna have to wait a while How long we're talkin' about here? Ain't got time for messing around And it's not my style I want some grandkids.
This whole town can slow you down People taking the easy way But I know exactly where I'm going And getting closer, closer, every day And I'm almost there I'm almost there People down here think I'm crazy, but I don't care Tribes and tribulations have had my share There ain't nothing gonna stop me now cause I'm almost there I remember Daddy told me: Fairytales can come true You gotta make 'em happen it all depends on you So I work real hard each and every day Now things for sure are going my way Just doing what I do Look out boys I'm coming through And I'm almost there I'm almost there People gonna come here from everywhere And I'm almost there, I'm almost there There's been tribes and tribulations You know I've had my share But I've climbed the mountain, I've crossed the river And I'm almost there, I'm almost there I'm almost there!
I've been looking for you everywhere. What a coincidence, Lawrence. I've been avoiding you everywhere. It's jazz, that's the music. It was born here. Oh, dance with me, fat man. I buy everyone here a drink. At this point you have two choices: Woo and marry richa lady or All right, fine but first You're finally getting into the music!
Do you get my joke? Because your head is, it is in the tuba! I never been so humiliated. A tip of the hat from Dr. Tarot readings, charms, potions Cool - Were I a betting man And I'm not, - I stay away from games of chance I'm in the company of visiting royalty. This remarkable gentleman has just read my palm! Or this morning's newspaper? Sir, this chap is obviously a charlatan.
Don't you derogate or deride! You're in my world now, Not your world And I've got friends on the other side! He's got friends on the other side That's just an echo, gentlemen. Just a little somethin' we have here in Louisiana, a little parlor trick.
Sit down at my table Put your minds at ease If you relax it will enable me to do anything I please I can read your future I can change it 'round some, too I'll look deep into your heart and soul you do have a soul, don't you, Lawrence?
Make your wildest dreams come true! I got voodoo, I got hoodoo, I got things I ain't even tried! And I got friends on the other side. The cards, the cards, the cards will tell The past, the present, and the future as well The cards, the cards, just take three Take a little trip into your future with me! Now you, young man, are from across the sea You come from two long lines of royalty I'm a royal myself on my mother's side Your lifestyle's high But your funds are low You need to marry a little honey whose daddy got dough Mommy and daddy cut you off, huh playboy?
Now y'all gotta get hitched, but hitchin' ties you down. You just wanna be free. Hop from place to place. It's the green, it's the green, it's the green you need And when I looked into your future It's the green that I see! On you little man, I don't want to waste much time You been pushed around all your life You been pushed around by your mother and your sister and your brother.
And if you was married You'd be pushed around by your wife But in your future, the you I see It's exactly the man you always wanted to be!
Come on, boys Won't you shake the poor sinner's hand? Can you feel it? You're changin', You're changin' You're changin', all right! I hope you're satisfied But if you ain't Don't blame me You can blame my friends on the other side!
You got what you wanted! But you lost what you had! I hope you leavin' some of the beignets so you can stitch once. No, pipe and hot. Okay, but just one. You said later two hours? When a woman says later, she really means not ever! There are plenty of young fillies dyin' for you to waltz them into a stupor. I swear, I'm sweatin' like a sinner in church! This is a failure. Tia, my prince is never comin'. Please, please, please please, please Lottie, you can't just wish on a star expecting His Royal Highness, Prince Naveen.
The fella came in offering a full amount of cash. Less you can tap his offer by Wednesday. You can kiss that place goodbye. You know how long it took me to save that money? Which is why a little woman of your background You better off, will y'all, yeah! Tia, time to get prince charmed with those man-catchin' being Oh, you poor dear. Oh, Prince Naveen, We will be right back, sugar. I got just a dress for you. Oh, Tia, honey, did you see the way he danced with me? A marriage proposal, can be far behind.
Thank you, Evening star! You know, I was taught to think that wishing on stars was just for Babies an' crazy people. Aren't you just as pretty as a magnolia in May? Seems like only yesterday we were Both little girls, dreaming our fairy tales dreams. And tonight they're finally coming true!
Almost there People would come here from everywhere I was almost I can not believe I'm doing this. I reckon you want a kiss? Kissing would be nice, yes? I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry. I did not mean to scare you, I Wait, nono Wait, wait, wait, hold on. You know, you have a very strong arm, princess. Put the monkey down.
But I didn't wish for any Hold on, if you're the prince, then All I know, is one minute I am a prince, charming and handsome, cutting-a-rug, and the next thing I know, I am tripping over these. I know this story! My mother had the servants read this to me every night.
You will enjoy it, I guarantee. All women enjoy the kiss I'd really like to help you, but I just Do not kiss frogs. On the balcony, you ask me Look, besides being unbelievably handsome, I also happened to come from a fabulously wealthy family. Surely, I can offer you some type of reward or a wish I could grant perhaps Unless you beg for more. Ok Tiana, you can do this Just a little kiss, just a little kiss.
You don't look there much different. But how did you get way up there? And how did I get way down here, in all this! I'm green and I'm Calm boy, calm you monster dog! Get out of the way. Stella just talked to me! The dog just spoke to me! You know, if you are going to let every little thing bother you It's going to be very long night! The poor dear frog was scarfingso I loosened the lid, and How do I ever get tangled up in all this voodoo madness?
I can't get through with this. Anything happens to this Fun fact about voodoo, Larry. Can counter a thing for myself. All you got to do is marry Big Daddy's little princess And we will splittin' that juicy La Bouff fortune right down in the middle. Sixty-forty like i said. We will be a minor bump in the road, so long as we got the prince's blood in this. You mean to tell me this all happened because you were messing with the Shadow Man?
He was very charismatic! It serves me right for wishing on stars. The only way to get what you want in this world is through hard work. Oh, I'm not a princess. Well no wonder the kiss did not work! You lied to me! I never said I was a princess.
You were wearing a crown. It was a costume party, - You spoiled little rich boy. Well, the egg is on your face, alright, because I do not have any riches! My parents are fabulously wealthy. But they cut me off for being a You're broke, and you had the gall to call me a liar? It was not a lie! I fully intend to be rich again! Once you two are married, you are gonna keep your promise - and get me my restaurant, right? I made that promise to a beautiful princess, not a cranky wai Why are those logs moving?
I got glimpse on a big one. Where did they go? Find your own tree. Okay, help me get out of this swamp and once I married Charlotte, I shall get you your restaurant. You gonna taste so good you wasted invaluable rat! Quick, quick, pull me up! Well, waitress, looks like we going to be here for a while. So we may as well get Take your slimes away from me. It is not slime!
Rise and shine, Sleeping Beauty. We got to get back to New Orleans And undo this mess you got us into. I was not the one parading around with your phony baloney tiara. Music de paddle bile. Could use a little help! I will play a little louder. How about a little less piggin' and a I know that tune! Well, the Bajou's is the best jazz school in the world. All the greats play the riverboats. It didn't end well. It is been a real pleasure meetin' you, Louis. And thank you for coming and for not eatin' us.
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We best be on our way. Where are you goin'? Brace yourself, my skilly friend, We are not frogs I am Naveen, Prince of Maldonia. And she is Tiana, the waitress.
Do not kiss her. Now just a second. This corny here got himself turned into a frog by a voodoo man and now Like the kind Mama Odie do. She is the voodoo queen of the Bajou.
She got magic and spells of kind a voodoo. Could you take us to her? To the deepest, darkest part of a Bayou?? Facing raser sharks, prick ambushers, and trappers, and hunters with guns? Louis, that's too bad we can not help you with your dream.
If only you were smaller You can play jazz to adoring crowd without scaring them. Anyway, enjoy your loneliness, my friend!Intro Louis Film Clip
Cute, but it's not gonna Hey guys, I just had me a crazy idea. What about if I ask Mama Odie to turn me human? Louis, you are a genius. If I were a human being I'd head straight for New Orleans and I'd blow this horn so hot and strong like no one they'd ever seen Louis Armstrong, Mister Sydney Bechet All the boys gonna step aside when they hear this old Alligator play Listen!
When I'm human as I hope to be I'm gonna blow this horn till the cows come home and everyone's gonna bow down to me!
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I love you too baby! When I'm myself again I want just the life I had Aye that doesn't sound too bad a redhead on my left arm a brunette on my right a blonde or two to hold a candle that seem just about right Eh, Louis? Life is short when you're done, you're done we're on this Earth to have some fun - and that's the way things are - Say it, brother!
When I'm human, and I'm gonna be I'm gonna tear it up like I did before that's a royal guarantee You are getting married! I just have to leave a string of broken hearts behind me. Your modesty becomes you and your sense of responsibility I worked hard for everything I got and that's the way it's supposed to be When I'm a human being at least I'll act like one if you do your best each and every day good things are sure to come your way What you give is what you get!
My daddy said that and now I'll never forget and I amend it to you When we're human and we're gonna be I'm gonna blow my horn! I'm gonna live the high life! I'm gonna do my best to take my place in the sun When we're human!
Oh, Prince Naveen, dear. I am positively mortified you had to endure that frog fiasco last night. Oh, there's pesky mosquitoes Please, Miss Charlotte, I can no longer ignore the throbbing of my Even though our time together's been brief, it's been heavenly.
Place, Prince Naveen, You got me blushin' 'til I Would you do me the honor of becoming Princess of Maldonia? Oh, I most definitely will marry you! Oh, there's so much to plan!
We're gonna have ourselves a Mardi Gras weddin'. What we do now? Because somebody let our frog prince go, Larry I'm reduced to ask for help from my friends on the other side. It's gonna have it all! You two are making me so very hungry. What are you doing? You are frightening the food.
This is harder than it looks. There is no way I'm kissing a frog and eating a bug on the same day. Old Louis gotta comin'. No, no, no, no This could be a little better.
You know what this needs? Let me tell you something. Well, look at you! Girl, I guess you and your boyfriend got a little carried away, am I right, am I right? I am the prince of Maldonia! Let me shine a little light on the situation. One more time now. Oh, it's ok baby, I'm not gonna explode me. I ain't no fire cracka! Got my big butt roundness.
Women like a man with big back porch. You are done this a real goof of somethin'. Nobody's going to help? Get the noise comin' out. I'll catch the fish. Get one, get two. My name Raymond, but everybody call me Ray. Pardon me, but your accent It's funny, you know?
Born branded the Bayou. You must be a new around here, ah? Actually, we're from the place Far, far away from this world. The prince charming here got himself turned into a frog by a voodoo witch doctor.
Well, there you go. And we are on a way to Mama Odie's, we think maybe she could You are headin' the wrong direction,cher. I found the stick! Ray here says you've been taking us in the wrong direction. The geography and choreography. Fist rule the Bayou. Never take the rescue from a gator.
Me and my relations those will help you yard the way. Cousin Randy, You are ready for the Bayou Zydeco. Ready when you are, cousin Ray! Let's get to it, darling! Just follow the bouncing butt!. We're gonna take ya down, We're gonna take ya down We're gonna take ya all the way down. We're gonna take ya down, We're gonna take ya down We're gonna take ya all the way. Goin' down the bayou! Taking ya all the way!
We got the whole family!
Grandma Ma, you're light on! We all gon' pool together Down here that's how we do! Me for them, and them for me, We all be there for you! We're gonna take ya, We're gonna take ya We're gonna take ya all the way down We know where yer going and we're going with you Taking you all the way Goin' down the bayou! Keep that life flowin', and them lights a'glowin!
Friends, I know I'm in hack to you all pretty deep already, but it seems or little froggy prince lost his way. And I need your generous assistance getting him back. Hahaha, I hear you. Now, what's in it for you? I'll have the entire city of New Orleans in the palm of my hand. And you'll have all the wayward souls your dark little hearts desire.
You all love that, don't you? So, we got ourselves a deal? We're gonna find ourselves a frog. The bayou, the quarter I need his heart pumping Allez, tout de suite!
And don't forget to tell Angela that Ray said Bonjour! She is the most prettiest butterfly ever did glow. You know, I talk to Evangeline almost every night. She is kind of shy, not say much. But I know in my heart someday we gonna be together.