Cinderella Glass Slippers

Cinderella Live-Action Glass Slipper

By Rick Lorentz, Walt Disney Archives

Perhaps the most iconic shoes in fairy tale history are the sparkling glass slippers worn by Cinderella. As a repository dedicated to preserving the most memorable costumes from Disney films, we always assumed that the shiny slippers would never be a part of our collection—they only existed as the result of an artist’s…

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What the Walt Disney Archives Staff is Watching on Disney+, Part Three

By The Walt Disney Archives

For the last two weeks (part 1 and part 2), we’ve been sharing what’s on the Disney+ watchlists of the Walt Disney Archives staff. Looking for your next Disney+ movie night selection? Check out the suggestions below, and be sure to look for the summer 2020 issue of Disney twenty-three, the exclusive magazine for D23 Gold Members for…

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cinderella book

Q&A with the Author of So This Is Love, A Cinderella Twisted

By the D23 Team

On April 7, Disney fans can discover what would have happened if Cinderella never put on the glass slipper when So This Is Love, a part of the Twisted Tale book series, debuts. Twisted Tales explores alternate versions of classic Disney tales—and we sat down with author Elizabeth Lim to find out how she created a new twist on the story of…

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Cinderella costume

GALLERY: Have a Ball with These Cinderella Costumes From The Walt Disney Archives

By Savannah Salazar

A gorgeous film six years in the making, Cinderella opened in theaters on February 15, 1950. Since then, many iterations of the classic tale have been told, delighting audiences around the world. Along with Ilene Woods, who voiced Cinderella in the 1950 feature, Lily James, Brandy, Anna Kendrick and Jessy Schram have all donned the iconic glass…

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Romantic Disney movies on Disney+

11 Movies on Disney+ to Watch With Your Sweetheart

By Savannah Salazar

Popcorn, your sweetheart and Disney+, what more do you need? In honor of the day of love, we’re highlighting 11 romantic movies you can stream now on Disney+!

This heart-warming adventure soars as roguish thief Flynn Ryder crosses paths with Rapunzel, a curious and kind teen with 70 feet of magical hair, locked in a far-off…

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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 Disney party is “quite a glittering…

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The Lion King

Be Prepared… with Tickets for The Lion King—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The Pride Lands get a new soundtrack, and the Avengers assemble once more in theaters… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

The Lion King: Tickets On Sale Now—Plus Soundtrack and TV Special News

The Pride Lands are officially on the horizon now that tickets for The Lion King (directed by…

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Cinderella National Film Registry

Cinderella Receives an Incredible Honor and an Unforgettable VIP Ball

By Beth Deitchman

The magic did not come to an end when the clock struck 12 last night.

Disney’s animated 1950 classic Cinderella was officially inducted into the National Film Registry in December 2018, and what better way to celebrate than with a VIP ball? In a very special event, The Walt Disney Studios and the Library of Congress celebrated the iconic film,…

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6 Enchanting Cinderella Facts Fit for Royalty

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Who among us hasn’t been enchanted by the timeless tale of Cinderella? One of Disney’s most treasured animated classics, Cinderella will celebrate 70 lovely years in 2020. In honor of this milestone anniversary, the film is joining the Walt Disney Signature Collection, an assemblage of groundbreaking films, created or inspired by the…

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