The Fox and the Hound

The Fox and the Hound.jpgMany voices come in and out of our lives. Yet, Jeanette Nolan’s voice as the Widow Tweed in the 1981 film The Fox and the Hound is one that sticks with me. On December 30, 1911, Jeanette Nolan was born with a charming voice and one of a kind acting skills.

When Tod, a young fox, is rescued by the Widow Tweed he is adjusting to the world around him. He finds a friend in the next door neighbor basset hound Copper. However, Copper is being raised to become a hunting dog by his owner Amos. After being separated for the winter, Copper comes back a changed dog confusing to Tod. Sadly, when an accident happens Copper and Tod becomes enemies. After Amos threatens Tod, Widow Tweed brings him to a sanctuary tearfully leaving him behind. But, Amos and Copper are set on revenge willing to break the rules. After Tod saves Copper from a bear the two make up before separating.

Jeanette Nolan brought to life the beloved Widow Tweed in the 1981 film The Fox and the Hound. Even though she has passed on, her voice still remains with the many today. She may be gone, but she does live on.


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