Alice In Wonderland - Mary Blair - Alice and Hare Plush

D23 Exclusive Alice in Wonderland by Mary Blair 70th Anniversary Plush — Alice and March Hare

By the D23 Team You’ll lose your head—proverbially speaking, of course—for D23’s exclusive Alice in Wonderland Plush modeled after pre-production art by Disney Legend Mary Blair. The December release includes the Alice and March Hare plush; these collectible, uniquely detailed plush toys commemorate the film’s 70th anniversary. You’ll receive a Certificate of Authenticity along with …

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D23 Exclusive Alice in Wonderland by Mary Blair 70th Anniversary Plush — Queen of Hearts and Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum

By the D23 Team You’ll lose your head—proverbially speaking, of course—for D23’s exclusive Alice in Wonderland plush modeled after pre-production art by Disney Legend Mary Blair. The October release includes the Queen of Hearts and Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum. These collectible, uniquely detailed plush toys commemorate the film’s 70th anniversary. You’ll receive a Certificate …

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9 of Our Favorite Felines from Disney Animation

By Jocelyn Buhlman On National Cat Day, we honor our favorite feline friends and the joy they’ve brought into our lives—and that includes the cartoon cats who’ve stolen our hearts. To celebrate the day’s feline festivities, we’ve rounded up nine animated Disney cats who deserve a round of a-paw-se for the joy and entertainment they’ve …

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7 Tim Burton Films You Can Stream Now on Disney+

By Zach Johnson For nearly four decades, Tim Burton has used his talents as an artist, director, and producer to create some of the most beloved films in Disney history. His aesthetic is both utterly unique and immediately identifiable, attracting top-tier talent like Helena Bonham Carter, Disney Legend Johnny Depp, Danny DeVito, Disney Legend Danny …

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EXCLUSIVE: Unbirthday: A Twisted Tale Cover Reveal and Author Q&A

By Zach Johnson What if Wonderland was in peril and Alice was very, very late? That’s the premise of Unbirthday, the next chapter in the popular A Twisted Tale novel series from Disney-Hyperion. Written by one of our favorite authors, Liz Braswell, the young adult novel will be available on September 1, 2020. As we …

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7 Disney Parties We Wish We Were Invited To

By Savannah Salazar Well, well. In honor of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil flying into theaters this Friday, we pay homage to one of the more iconic Maleficent moments. We’ve all been dazzled by the magic of Disney films but even more by the soirées and celebrations throughout. In fact, in the words of Maleficent, a …

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Alice in Wonderland at Disneyland

11 Curious Facts to Celebrate 60 Years of Disneyland’s Alice in Wonderland

By Justin Arthur On June 14, Disneyland’s Alice in Wonderland attraction celebrates 60 years of being a one-of-kind! To this day, no other Disney theme park in the world has an attraction like it. Follow us down the rabbit hole, and discover 11 fantastical facts to celebrate this milestone un-unbirthday! 1. The weird and wonderful …

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D23 2017 Gold Member Gift: Walt Disney's Nine Old Men

Animation Artifacts: The Nine Old Men Take the Spotlight

By Jim Fanning Stars. They are meant to shine. And even when these bright lights are not necessarily noticed or significantly celebrated, their brilliance continues to sparkle. So it is with the true luminaries of animation as produced by Walt Disney, his top team of elite animators he affectionately nicknamed the Nine Old Men. This …

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Lady and the Tramp, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, and Bambi

Get to Know the Animators Behind Your Favorite Disney Films

Celebrate some of the most legendary artists behind classic Disney animated films with this year’s D23 Member Gift. By Greg Ehrbar The first “nine old men” were Supreme Court justices—all more than 90 years old—who were trying to block President Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal” in the mid-1930s. When Walt Disney selected his first-string supervising animators, …

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it's a small world

Spring Forward with Your Favorite Disney Clocks

By Jocelyn Buhlman Today at 2:00:00 a.m. all the clocks turned forward an hour, so if you’ve been running late or are just plain confused, now you know why! You better make sure to spring your clocks forward, or, if you still need some help with the time, why not look to these famous clocks …

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Go Wild with 11 Disney “Party Animals”

By Courtney Potter “We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne…” Well, this is it: We’re about to say goodbye to 2016 and hello to a brand-new year. And like people around the country (and the globe), we’re ready to welcome 2017 with a good ol’ fashioned party—full of music, mirth, and …

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Wondrous Images from The Walt Disney Film Archives: The Animated Movies 1921–1968

By Courtney Potter “Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can achieve,” said Walt Disney. One of the 20th century’s most prolific—and successful—innovators, Disney created entire worlds through his use of state-of-the-art technology and imaginative storytelling. The animated films created under his tenure (until his passing in 1966) are classics in every sense of …

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D23 Fab Five: Disney Ambassadors Share Their Disney Favorites

By Beth Deitchman Since 1965, when Walt Disney himself selected the first Disney Ambassador—Julie Reihm Casaletto, who was inducted as a Disney Legend at D23 Expo 2015—these “Emissaries of Goodwill” have acted as official hosts to Resort guests and are frequently official spokespeople for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. For someone who loves Disney, it …

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Alice in Wonderland

5 Rare Photos Reveal Secrets from Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland

By Steven Vagnini Sixty-five years ago, on July 26, 1951, Walt Disney’s long-awaited animated fantasy Alice in Wonderland was unveiled to audiences with a premiere at the Leicester Square Theatre in London. A film adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic stories had been on Walt’s mind for nearly 20 years—after silent film star Mary Pickford (a …

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Mad Hatter and Alice

Why We’re So Excited For Alice Through the Looking Glass

By Courtney Potter The colorful world of Alice in Wonderland came to life in 2010 in a whole new, live-action way—chock-full of all the whimsy and eye-popping visuals that director Tim Burton (The Nightmare Before Christmas) is known for. When last we fell down the rabbit hole, our titular golden-haired heroine Alice (Mia Wasikowska) escapes …

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Bambi and Flower

“April Showers Bring May Flowers”

By Steven Vagnini This spring, D23 invites fans to take an inside look at a few beloved rain-and-flower sequences for insight into these memorable moments in Disney animation. From feature films like Bambi and Alice in Wonderland to shorts like Ferdinand the Bull and Disney•Pixar’s The Blue Umbrella, the fan in all of us will …

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Make Mine Music

Did You Know? Strike a Chord With 9 Notes From Make Mine Music

By Greg Ehrbar When it premiered 70 years ago this month, Make Mine Music was somewhat of a pop music twist on Fantasia (1940). The movie combined 10 animated short cartoons into one film because the impact of World War II on the Walt Disney Studios made a feature with a singular story unfeasible. Walt’s …

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The Reluctant Dragon

“Listen” to Disney Songs Without Music for National Poetry Month

by Stacia Martin While not a musician himself, Walt Disney instinctively recognized the appeal of rhythm from his earliest filmmaking days—even before pictures learned to talk. Beat, meter, patterns, and cycles created visual harmonics onscreen in much the same way that poetry can be said to communicate the musicality of words without the addition of melody. …

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Hey Disney Villains! Try these New Year’s Resolutions

January is upon us, which means resolutions are on everyone’s mind. Hoping to get back to the gym? Aiming to read a new book every month? We’ve all got goals for the new year, which got us to thinking: What if our favorite Disney Villains realized the error of their ways and made resolutions of …

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Create Alice in Wonderland Gift Labels

Don’t be late to a very important (Christmas) date! Make sure to label all your Wonder-ful gifts with these Alice in Wonderland-inspired tags before you head out for a nice game of croquet with the Queen of Hearts. Supplies: 8.5 x 11-inch white cardstock (printable) Scissors Double-sided tape OPTIONAL: 8.5 x 11-inch white sticker paper …

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D23’s Lineup of Events for 2016

UPDATED April 11: Please see below for date changes and event additions. In 2016, D23 will expand member events with more experiences on the East Coast and new twists on current favorites.* January 29 D23 Behind-the-Scenes Experience Burbank, California February 20 Alice in Wonderland Burbank, California March 3 Have a Wild Time at Zootopia Chicago, IL …

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