Aladdin

Star Light, Star Bright: Our Top 7 Disney Wishes

By Karina Schink

In honor of the live-action Aladdin premiering on May 24, we’re taking a look back at one of the hallmarks of a great Disney movie: wishes. Wishes have popped up in some Disney greats, from the classics to the new favorites. So, in preparation for a Diamond in the Rough getting his three, here’s a look back at some of our top Disney…

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March Hare Mania Disney Songs

Test Your Disney Song Knowledge with Our Disney Track Trivia Quiz

By Jocelyn Buhlman

The March Hare Mania: #D23TrackBracket voting is now open, but after you help choose which Disney song reigns supreme, why not test your knowledge? We know that D23 fans are some of the biggest Disney fanatics out there, and our last Trivia Quiz had you asking for more! Are you ready to test your Disney song knowledge?

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Disney movies based on fairy tales

11 Stories to Celebrate on “Tell a Fairy Tale Day”

By Megan Deppe

“Great stories change lives, take kids to amazing places, grow their imaginations and teach them incredible things to prepare them for bright futures.” This is the motto behind Disney’s “Magic of Storytelling” initiative, and what better time to celebrate great stories than on Tell a Fairy Tale Day? Disney has a long history of bringing…

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Common Disney Misconceptions quiz

Only Disney Know-It-Alls Can Ace This Quiz

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Being a D23 Member means you’re pretty obsessed with Disney. You’ve memorized the details on all your favorite movies, rides, and television shows, and you may think you’re a regular Disney know-it-all… but do you still fall back on common mistakes? We’ve rounded up some trivia on common Disney misquotes, misspellings, and misconceptions…

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12 Disney Mentors Who Inspire Us to Greatness

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…

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Dancing with the Stars

Find Out Which Disney Songs Will Come to Life on Dancing with the Stars’ Disney Night

Updated 4/14: Check out the costume sketches added below!

By Nicole Nalty

We may be biased, but Disney Night is always our favorite week on Dancing with the Stars. This season, the nine remaining couples will take to the floor Disney style next Monday, April 17, beginning at 8 p.m. ET, on ABC! Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, and Daisy Duck are…

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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…

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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 from Disney history to help you stay on time!

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Peter Pan's shadow

Shadowing Disney: 10 Shadows for Groundhog’s Day

By Jim Fanning

Looking to see your shadow today? Or do you leave that to Punxsutawney Phil, the celebrated groundhog who retreats back to bed for six more weeks of winter if he sees his shadow but promises an early spring if he doesn’t. Shadows have been part of Disney animation almost from the start, for according to master animators and Disney Legends Frank Thomas…

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

These Disney Films are Real Page-Turners

By Courtney Potter

There’s nothing quite like cracking open a book for the very first time. It’s like turning the page straight into the greatest adventure of your life! Books—and the magical stories contained therein—held the key for much of Walt Disney’s early feature-film success. The Walt Disney Company’s first full-length animated movie, Snow White…

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