I hope everyone enjoyed their weekends! Did anyone create any Disney memories? I watched The Lion King with some friends-- such a classic!
Here are some fun Disney facts to keep you entertained and educated on this Monday. Enjoy!
Dodie Smith’s 1956 novel, The Hundred and One Dalmatians, began as a short story called “The Great Dog Robbery.”
Walt Disney urged his artists to lavish attention on the tiniest details, making Pinocchio the most visually intricate of films.
Brother Bear (2003) was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Have you seen it?
In the 1938 Disney film Brave Little Tailor, the king offers Mickey Mouse “one million pazoozas” and the hand of Princess Minnie to slay the giant. Anyone know what a pazooza is?
In Walt Disney’s 1922 Cinderella short, Cinderella went to the ball in a Tin Lizzie automobile driven by a cat.
On the American Film Institute’s critics’ poll of Best Animated Films, Pinocchio came in at number two, right behind Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
“Under the Sea,” Sebastian the crab’s show-stopping calypso number from The Little Mermaid, won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.
“Dumbo” is the nickname given him by some of the other elephants, but the big-eared guy’s real name is Jumbo, Jr.