Questions tagged [the-little-mermaid]

"The Little Mermaid" is a 1989 US animated Disney film based on the fairy tale by the famous Danish author Hans Christian Andersen.

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Are the mermaids from The Little Mermaid intentionally modeled after/inspired by the mermaids in Peter Pan?

In Walt Disney's 1953 animated adaptation of Peter Pan viewers are introduced to some young mermaids all being found of Peter, but a bit jealous of Wendy. In 1989 Disney also adapted Hans Christensen'...
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Inverted rainbow in The Little Mermaid

The rainbow sent by King Triton at the end of The Little Mermaid is inverted (blue is at the top). Has this ever been explained by someone linked to the film's creators? Possibilities I can think of ...