February 28, 2015

Worst Asian Ever: Shun Gon in The Aristocats

Shun Gon  #WAE

   Shun Gon is one of the alley cats band members. He plays the piano & drums & is supposed to be Chinese.
Shun Gon in The Aristocats
   The character & way over-the-top treatment was clearly informed by Mickey Rooney's infamous portrayal of I.Y. Yunioshi in Breakfast at Tiffany's  
Shun Gon in The Aristocats
"Shanghai, Hong Kong, egg foo yung. Fortune cookie always wrong."
   Disney's 20th animated feature, revolves around a family of aristocratic cats, and an alley cat acquaintance who helps them after their butler has kidnapped them to gain his mistress' fortune.
The Aristocats
   It was originally released to theaters on December 11, 1970. The film is noted for being the last film project to actually be approved by Walt Disney himself, as he died in late 1966, before the film was released.
Shun Gon in The Aristocats
   Shun Gon was voiced by Paul Winchell.
Paul Winchell (1922 - 2005) was an American ventriloquist, actor, voice actor, comedian, humanitarian and inventor who voiced Tigger in the Winnie the Pooh franchise.

   Paul Winchell died on June 24, 2005 at the age of 82. Coincidentally, fellow Winnie the Pooh voice actor John Fiedler (Piglet) died the next day.
Source: DisneyWiki
Shun Gon in The Aristocats
"Oh boy, ferras! Ret's rock the joint."
Shun Gon in The Aristocats
Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman

Written by Ken AndersonLarry Clemmons, Eric Cleworth, Vance Garry, Julius Svendsen, Frank Thomas &Ralph Wright

Based on "The Aristocats" by Tom McGowan and Tom Rowe
Shun Gon in The Aristocats