Little Known Facts About Disney

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Wall-E, the most popular garbage-compactor robot, got its name after Walter Elias Disney.

Daveigh Chase is the same person who gives voice to Lilo from Lilo and Stitch and plays the girl from our nightmares, Samara Morgan from The Ring.

Disney animators have a habit of hiding classic characters in some scenes. For example, Donald Duck, Mickey and Goofy can be seen in the opening scenes of the Little Mermaid. They are at King Triton’s concert in the audience.

 

 

Tomorrowland was made to represent 1986 and the Main Street is based on 1910 America and that is because they were Halley’s Comet years.

One of the workers in the Disneyland’s magic shop used to be Steve Martin.

Aurora from the Sleeping Beauty is the main character and she only has 18 minutes of screen time and 18 lines of dialogue, but the quietest central character of them all is definitely Dumbo. This elephant doesn’t say a single word.

The dog barks from 101 Dalmations are the same voice as Donald Duck and it was Clarence Nash. Also, speaking of animal noise, the lions from Lion King were actually tigers, because the real lions weren’t loud enough.

Except Prince Charming, the Cinderella’s soul mate doesn’t have a real name.

In 1991, Russi Taylor, the voice of Minnie and Wayne Anthony Allwine, who played Mickey Mouse got married and were happy until he died in 2009.

Mickey Mouse was first named Mortimer because it is rumored that Wald Disney had a phobia of mice. That was until his wife made him to change that to Mickey.In 1938, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Walt Disney won seven little Oscars and one normal sized Oscar.

3,500 digital cameras, 1.65 million pairs of glasses, 18,000 hats and 6,000 cellphones are lost in the Disneyland park every year.

San Francisco and The Disney World are approximately the same size.

While we talk about size, it would take you 68 years to sleep in every single room in Disney World.

On the day Steve Jobs died, Disney World put their flags on half-mast because he was their biggest single shareholder with 7 percent and was also on the board of directors.

In one school play, Walt Disney played Peter Pan.

Making the Beast for Beauty and the Beast wasn’t easy at all. Animator Glen Keane found inspiration from the zoo. To create a likeable Beast he took tail and legs from a wolf, mane of a lion, head and the horns of a buffalo, eyebrows from a gorilla, the tusks of a wild boar and the upper body of a bear.

The rumors are that Walt Disney is cryogenically frozen, but his daughter assured the press that it is not true.

“King of the Jungle” was the first name for The Lion King. But then, someone remembered that there are no lions in jungles.

During just one lunchtime in 1994, the ideas for Finding Nemo, Wall-E, Monsters Inc and A Bug’s Life came out. What did you do this afternoon?

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