Get Early Access to the November Disney Treasures From the Vault, Limited Edition Robin Hood Plush, Amazon Exclusive

Disney Treasures From the Vault, Limited Edition Robin Hood Plush, Amazon Exclusive Relive the magic of Disney with the Treasures From the Vault Plush. Inspired by Disney’s “Robin Hood”, the Limited Edition Robin Hood is the eleventh collectible character in this exclusive Amazon series.  Standing 15.25-inches tall and made of soft fabric with embroidered eyes, …

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Floyd Norman

Black History Month Spotlight: Legendary Handprints—Floyd Norman

From the 1950s to today, Floyd Norman’s diverse career, insightful viewpoint, and unflinching honesty have truly made him a Disney Legend. Floyd worked as an inbetweener and animator on Sleeping Beauty, The Sword in the Stone, and as a story artist on The Jungle Book, along with various animated short projects at the Disney studio in the late …

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Fantastic Foxes

By Cesar Gallegos, Walt Disney Archives Wes Anderson’s Academy Award® nominated film, Fantastic Mr. Fox, follows the adventures of a clever fox and his family. The 2009 film also pays a nice homage to another film featuring an animated fox as its main character—Disney’s Robin Hood (1973). The scene in question shows Mr. Fox and …

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What the Walt Disney Archives Staff is Watching on Disney+, Part Two

By The Walt Disney Archives Last week, we shared some of the Disney+ picks from the Walt Disney Archives Staff. Need more ideas for your watchlist?  The Archives team has selected a few of their favorites, and the reasons behind their picks, to help you make a selection in a pinch. From vintage classics to …

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Robin Hood artwork from ARL

Must See Rare Robin Hood Artwork from Disney’s ARL

By Fox Carney On November 8, 1973, Robin Hood premiered, capturing the hearts of audiences all over the world. To celebrate 45 years of this classic film, Disney’s Animation Research Library has opened its vaults, sharing some incredible artwork and stories behind the making of the film. Please enjoy as we take a trip back …

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Robin Hood screening in Florida

D23 Brings Sherwood Forest to Walt Disney World

By Justin Arthur Our screening of Robin Hood, celebrating 45 years of the classic animated adventure, was an “oo-de-lally” time for our D23 Members this Saturday at AMC Disney Springs at Walt Disney World. As D23 Gold and Gold Family members and their guests arrived at the theater, they were welcomed with an exclusive Robin …

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Robin Hood on the Lot event recap

D23 Members Journey to Nottingham on The Walt Disney Studios Lot

By Justin Arthur This Saturday, D23 Members took a trip to Nottingham to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Robin Hood on The Walt Disney Studios lot. Right across from the animation building where the film was made, D23 welcomed guests in the historic Studio Theatre. Guests arrived in their Sherwood Forest best, looking positively medieval, …

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Disney Spring movies

Await the Return of Spring with These Favorite Disney Movies

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 …

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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 supervising animators, …

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