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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D23 Expo 2019 Tickets Are Here—Plus More in News Briefs

By Karina Schink

Tickets for the Ultimate Disney Fan Event are on sale now; yummy treats and drinks revealed for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival; and some secrets are revealed about The Tropical Hideaway at Disneyland… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

ICYMI: D23 Expo 2019 Tickets Are On Sale…

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Christopher Robin Premiere

Every Magical Moment from the Dedication of the Sherman Brothers Stage and Christopher Robin World Premiere

By Jocelyn Buhlman

On Monday, July 30, we bounced over to The Walt Disney Studios for a magical evening in celebration of Disney’s new film Christopher Robin. We had the honor of attending a special ceremony honoring Disney Legends Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman with a soundstage dedication, before we stepped out onto the red carpet for more fun with voice…

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The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band

Did You Know? 9 Striking Notes About The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band

By Jim Fanning

Better get ready to hear, better get ready to cheer—here comes The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band! Released on March 21, 1968, this delightful slice of cinematic Americana tells the musical story of the Bower clan—Grandpa (Walter Brennan), father and mother (Disney Legend Buddy Ebsen and Janet Blair), and eight musically precocious…

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Ready, Set, Shop! New Collections and Collectibles Coming to D23 Expo

By D23 Team

Make sure to leave some room in your suitcase! Disney Store is launching new collections, limited-edition sets, and more never-before-seen items that will make their debut on the D23 Expo 2017 show floor. With more than 5,000 square feet of space, there’s lots to see and shop! Here’s a taste of what you can expect:

Disney Designer Collection:

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Andreas Deja, Richard Sherman, and Eric Goldberg

Fans and Luminaries Pay Tribute to Walt Disney

By Jeffrey Epstein

Yesterday, December 15, to honor the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney’s passing, “Memory Boards” were set up on the Walt Disney Studios lot and at Disney parks around the world for fans to pay tribute to the man and his enduring legacy.

The event was the culmination of “Walt Week,” during which D23 celebrated Walt’s boundless…

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Richard Sherman Performs Classics in Walt Disney’s Office Suite

(From left to right: Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, Disney Legend Richard Sherman and wife Elizabeth Sherman, Disney Legend Karen Dotrice,Disney and Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation President Ed Catmull, Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke and wife Arlene Van Dyke, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production President Sean Bailey, Walt…

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John Debney and Richard Sherman

John Debney—The Composer’s Book was 40 Years in the Making

By Beth Deitchman

It was a little more than two years ago when composer John Debney began work on the stirring score for The Jungle Book, now captivating audiences in theaters all around the world. But that’s hardly the “Once upon a time…” in Debney’s Disney story, which begins—like so many of our favorite Disney stories—with none other than Walt…

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Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree: Did You Know?

By Jim Fanning

The wrong sort of bees and a very tight squeeze give Pooh Bear a bit of a bother in Walt Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966), the first of the beguiling animated featurettes to introduce the huggable bear of very little brain to the big screen. We asked Disney historian Jim Fanning to “think-think-think” of a Pooh-rade of fun…

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