5 Fantastic Things to Watch

5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Lift your spirits this weekend with some fang-tastic Halloween programming. Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” concludes Saturday with a full day of movies, including three of our favorites: Halloweentown, Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge, and Hocus Pocus. On Friday, Disney+ puts another cast member center stage with a One Day at Disney

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Weird Disney

Let’s Get Weird with Weird Disney: Walt’s Office

By D23 Team

The worlds of Disney are filled to the brim with whimsy and wonder… but what happens when things get a little weird? Our latest video series, Weird Disney, will feature all manner of utterly unique and fully fascinating items found along the shelves and down the halls of the storied Walt Disney Archives.

With Halloween mere hours away, now is the…

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A Haunted Mansion Tale

Original Story by: Ken Anderson

Compiled and Edited By: Amy Opoka, Walt Disney Archives

In early 1957, Walt Disney asked Imagineer and story artist Ken Anderson to come up with a haunted house experience for Disneyland. Ken conceived multiple early concepts for what would become the Haunted Mansion attraction, and pitched them to Walt Disney. Getting into the…

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D23 Halloween Hullaballoo

D23 Halloween Hullabaloo Pumpkin Stencils

By The D23 Team

Please note, these stencils are not for beginner pumpkin carvers. Kids, be sure to have an adult help you with the carving tools!

What you will need:   

Ready-to-carve pumpkin
Standard printer paper
Soft graphite pencil
Clear tape
Ballpoint pen
Black permanent marker
Pumpkin-carving tools


Download and print the…

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Young Frankenstein

“It’s Pronounced Fronkensteen”; A Look Inside the Making of Mel Brooks’ Hilarious Satire Young Frankenstein

By Heather Hoffman, Walt Disney Archives

With Halloween just around the corner, it is the perfect time to grab a cozy blanket, a big bowl of popcorn, and settle in to watch some classic spooky movies. If you’re a fan of suspenseful melodrama mixed with comedic satire, one classic film that should definitely be on your watchlist this season is Young…

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D23 Creepy Classics

D23 Creepy Classics: Blackbeard’s Ghost

By the D23 Team

Shiver your timbers with the latest edition of our D23 Creepy Classics series, as Drew Hayashida of The Walt Disney Studios summons the supernatural hijinks of Blackbeard’s Ghost! Find out what influence Walt Disney himself had on this film, its connections to The Walt Disney Studios lot and Disneyland, and why it was Drew’s choice for a D23…

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Creepy Classics 3

D23 Creepy Classics: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Hold onto your head for the third edition of our D23 Creepy Classics series, as Master Animator Eric Goldberg of Walt Disney Animation Studios takes you back to the shadowy village of Sleepy Hollow with The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad! Find out about some of the inspiring animators who brought this classic to life, and why it has become a favorite of Eric’s…

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Disney Movie Ghosts Quiz

Prove You’re A Ghostly Genius by Acing This Disney Ghost Trivia Quiz

By the D23 Team
During the Halloween season, Disney fans love watching and rewatching some of their favorite ghoulishly delightful films—but how well do you actually know these scary good classics? We’ve rounded up frightfully fun batch of trivia about characters from “regions beyond” to put your ghostly genius to the test. Do you feel a chill? It could be…

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Trick or Treat Disney+

Trick or Treat Yourself to These 5 Halloween Episodes on Disney+

By Zach Johnson

Orange you excited for Halloween?

This October, Disney+ is celebrating its first ever “Disney+ Hallowstream” with a spooktacular collection of some of the most popular Halloween-themed episodes and specials. And since Disney+ is the ultimate streaming destination for family frights and wicked delights, we’ve hand-picked some favorites you…

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