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A Look Back at the Oscars®, Fantastic Voyage

By Lynne Drake, Walt Disney Archives The 39th Academy Awards were held on April 10, 1967, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. The 20th Century Fox film, Fantastic Voyage (1966), was shot in CinemaScope Color and won the night’s top prize for Art Direction (Color). Art direction for the film was overseen by Jack Martin …

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6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How The 2019 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Courtney Potter Walt Disney is truly iconic in so many different ways… but did you know he won or received an incredible 32 Academy Awards—from a whopping 67 nominations—during his career? He still holds the record for most Oscars® in history! That astonishing legacy is still felt in every corner of Hollywood; actors and …

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Oscar® Nominations and Women’s Day on Broadway—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter See what Disney films delighted Academy voters, and find out how you can celebrate International Women’s Day with Disney on Broadway… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! We Couldn’t Be More Excited for Disney’s 17 Oscar® Nominations! Earlier this week, the nominations for the …

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Walt and Roy with Academy Award®

At the Academy Awards ceremony on November 18, 1932—coincidentally Mickey’s fourth birthday—Walt Disney was honored with a special Academy Award for the creation of Mickey Mouse. That same night, the Silly Symphony Flowers and Trees took home the Academy Award for Best Cartoon Short Subject, the first ever awarded in that category.

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6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How The 2018 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Courtney Potter With dozens of Oscars® to his name, Walt Disney’s presence in the film industry is undeniable. Even today, actors and actresses can still trace a path from their own careers back to Walt himself. In preparation for the 90th Academy Awards®, D23 took a look at all of the 2018 nominees for Actor …

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Walt Disney and his Big Night at the Oscars®

Walt Disney won an armload of Academy Awards® one unforgettable Hollywood night. On March 25, 1954, Walt won Oscars for the films The Living Desert, Bear Country, The Alaskan Eskimo, and the cartoon short Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom. This one-night jackpot added four to Walt’s overall Oscar score; with 32 golden statuettes to his …

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Every Disney Moment (and Win!) From the 2017 Oscars®

By D23 Team The Walt Disney Company took home four Oscars® during the 2017 Academy Awards, but those weren’t the only Disney highlights during the show! Read on for our favorite moments from the star-studded event. O.J.: Made in America wins Best Documentary (Feature) ESPN took home its first Oscar® in the Documentary (Feature) category …

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These Disney Academy Awards Aren’t Your Normal Oscars®

By Becky Cline On Oscar® Sunday, February 26, Hollywood’s best and brightest will again gather at the Dolby Theatre for the 89th annual Academy Awards®. Disney is nominated in six categories, with Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana and Zootopia both nominated for best Animated Feature Film—continuing the legacy of Walt Disney, who still holds the …

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The Three Little Pigs, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and White Wilderness

Do You Know All of Walt Disney’s Record-Breaking 32 Academy Awards®?

By Jocelyn Buhlman Walt Disney currently holds the world record for most Academy Awards® presented to any individual. As we enter Oscars® season, let’s take time to celebrate many of the unique awards Walt Disney has personally won for his groundbreaking work in film. And the Oscar® goes to… Flowers and Trees (Cartoon Short Subject, 1931–32) This …

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