90 years of Mickey in 90 seconds

90 Years of Mickey in 90 Seconds

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today, we celebrate a milestone anniversary for Mickey Mouse! On November 18, 1928, Mickey made his very first appearance in the now-iconic Steamboat Willie animated short, and since that debut, he has become an icon of The Walt Disney Company, a beloved figure in the hearts of many, and a true original. Celebrate Mickey’s big day with this…

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destination d recap

LIVE: Every Swell Moment from Destination D: Celebrating Mickey Mouse

By Jocelyn Buhlman

It’s time! This weekend, we’re throwing the ultimate party for Mickey Mouse at Destination D: Celebrating Mickey Mouse, taking place from now until Sunday, November 18 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World. We’re sharing every amazing moment from this fan-favorite weekend right here with live updates throughout the event….

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Mickey Mouse portraits

Suitable for Framing: Mickey Portraits Through the Years

By Becky Cline

One of the first formal portraits of Mickey Mouse was painted by Disney Legend John Hench for a very special event—a tribute to the character’s 21st birthday that was published in a major article featured in Collier’s magazine on April 9, 1949. But it was in 1953 that the tradition of an “official” Mickey portrait began.

When Walt Disney…

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news briefs 11/7

Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas and #ShareYourEars—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

There’s a partridge in Freeform’s proverbial pear tree, and Disney fans are invited to #ShareYourEars for Make-A-Wish… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas—Coming Soon!

It’s true—Halloween was only last week, and we’re still finishing up some…

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The Winter Issue of Disney twenty-three Is Practically Perfect in Every Way

If you can’t wait until December, when the world’s most beloved nanny will fly back into our lives, we have just the spoonful of sugar you need: an early look at Mary Poppins Returns in our winter issue of Disney twenty-three, the quarterly publication exclusive to D23 Gold Members. While visiting the London set of the Rob Marshall-helmed movie musical, we spoke…

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Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

Every Magical Moment from Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

By Beth Deitchman

Our 90 years with Mickey Mouse have been a gift, each filled with laughter, with smiles and with hope. Of course as humble as he is, Mickey would never expect anything in return but, doggone it, someone at least had to try to show Mickey how much he is loved and appreciated.  The two-hour primetime special Mickey’s 90th Spectacular was a…

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Share Your Ears and Help Make Wishes Come True

Got an ear hat? A rose gold ear headband? How about a couple of softballs, donuts, or any other round objects that may be in your midst? It’s time to grab your camera, strike a pose, and #ShareYourEars!

For 40 years, Disney and Make-A-Wish have worked together to grant more than 130,000 wishes for kids with critical illnesses, and the Share Your Ears campaign…

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Mickey Mouse Ingersoll watch

Bob Iger’s Amazing Vintage Mickey Memento | Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

A Mickey Mouse watch is one of the most classic Disney accessories a fan can acquire, and Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has a very special one of his own. Bob’s original Ingersoll watch is one of his most prized possessions, which he only wears to special occasions—such as Mickey’s 90th Spectacular! Tune in tomorrow, November 4, at 8/7c on ABC to see Bob and…

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