By Beth Deitchman
Talk about an E-ticket attraction—and we experienced all of it from our seat in Hall D23 at Disney Expo 2019! This morning, during an exciting presentation led by Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Bob Chapek, an unbelievable array of new experiences and updates were revealed—from a new port of call for Disney Cruise Line to the…
By Jim Frye
“I honestly can’t remember why we kept most of this stuff to begin with,” says a grown-up Michael Banks, as he sifts through long-forgotten keepsakes in Mary Poppins Returns. He pauses to look at an old snow globe, dried out and bruised with age, but fans of the original film immediately identified the item as a key piece from the original 1964…
By D23 Team
If you’ll be visiting Walt Disney World Resort in November, you are in for a special treat! Find the perfect holiday gifts for the Disney fans in your life at the Disney Book Shop at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. There you can choose from a variety of titles about Disney history, art, and ingenuity. You’ll even have the chance to meet Disney…
By Karina Schink
The flowing ball gowns, the dashing princes, the mellifluous refrains of the score… These are just some of the things that begin to make a memorable and magical Disney dance. With the upcoming release of Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms on November 2 (featuring a special performance by Misty Copeland), we took a look back at some of…
By Megan Deppe
No matter what the groundhog says, we’re all ready for winter to be over, and our minds are wandering to thoughts of flowers, rain, warm weather, and cute baby animals. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite springtime classics to warm your heart as you wait for the sun to peek out and warm the ground.
1. Silly Symphony (1929–39)
By Megan Deppe
Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children,” and entertainment that inspires both children and adults is part of his enduring legacy. So many beloved Disney films have featured mentors who’ve taught their mentees—and us!—very important lessons. After all, where would Hercules be if Phil hadn’t taught…
By Megan Deppe
As the year draws to a close, you’re probably getting excited to make big changes for 2018. You’re compiling New Year’s resolutions, stocking up on healthy foods, and maybe even planning a huge life change, like moving to a new state or starting a new job. Sometimes going through major changes can be scary and you look for ways to keep up your…
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Lunch with a Disney Legend — Bob Gurr
By Courtney Potter
Music. It’s one of the most memorable components of any Disney movie. From Snow White’s lilting “Some Day My Prince Will Come,” to Moana’s resolute “How Far I’ll Go,” music propels each and every Disney story to the next level—of comedy, of adventure, of romance, and of plain ol’ fun. And no two people have influenced the…
By Ingrid Meilan
Dancing with the Stars judge Bruno Tonioli’s introduction to Disney was from the man himself. “When I was growing up in Italy,” he says, “We didn’t get a TV until the mid-1960s, and there was only one channel.” But that one channel, he says, played the most magical program of all. “We used to look forward to watching The Wonderful…