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A Look Back at the Oscars® – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

By Christina Pappous, Walt Disney Archives

As the Academy Awards® ceremony approaches, we’re taking a look back at some of Disney’s Oscar winners. Today, we’re spotlighting Walt Disney’s first feature length animated production—and the fairest of them all—Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)!

The film premiered at the Carthay Circle Theatre in Los…

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Walt Disney’s Snow White Dairy Recipes

D’scovered – Dining with Dwarfs

By Becky Cline, Director, Walt Disney Archives

One of my favorite pastimes is collecting vintage recipes. So, this week I just had to share a fun little cookbook from the former Walt Disney Studios Library, now preserved in the Walt Disney Archives ephemera collection. It is called Walt Disney’s Snow White Dairy Recipes, was published in 1956, and features…

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Hulahoops at Disneyland

March 25, 1988: During Disneyland Park’s Blast to the Past tribute to the 1950s, 1,527 swivel-hipped participants (including Snow White and other Disney characters) broke the record for simultaneous hula hoopers, shattering the previous record of 240 people.

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D23 Fab Five: Laurie Hernandez’s Favorite Disney Role Models

By Ingrid Meilan

At the young age of 16, Olympian Laurie Hernandez is already a role model. In fact, after the gymnast took home the Mirrorball trophy on season 23 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Val Chmerkovskiy, Hernandez said that inspiring young people was her No. 1 goal.

And while the spunky teenager aspires to be someone that her fans can look up to,…

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Exclusive: Once Upon a Time Takes to the Stage with a Musical Episode

By Jeffrey Epstein

Witches and saviors. Royalty and villainy. Curses and reverses.

Over the past six seasons, Once Upon a Time has taken viewers on a roller coaster of fairy-tale proportions. The only place it hasn’t gone? To the piano. This Sunday, May 7, the ABC hit fantasy show sings—literally and figuratively. In the episode that finally sees Emma and…

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10 Disney Proposal Stories that Will Make You Believe in Love

By D23 Team

Whether you’ve already found your prince(ss) charming or you’re still wishing upon a star for true love’s first kiss, there’s something magical about a Disney happily ever after. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked you to share your Disney proposal stories with us:

1. On Top of the World
“I proposed to my partner at the Top of the…

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Your Disney Questions Answered—by Disney Legend Dave Smith

By D23 Team

Disney fans pride themselves on their knowledge of Disney’s legendary films, theme parks, and much more, but even the most knowledgeable Disney fan is bound to have a question or two. From easy to obscure, there’s one Disney expert who has almost all the answers––and if he doesn’t, he knows where to look for them! Disney Legend, Walt Disney…

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Snow White and Friends at Disneyland

Snow White and Friends at Disneyland

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs lead a procession of characters—including the toy soldiers of Babes in Toyland (1961), the cast of Alice in Wonderland (1951), the Three Little Pigs, and, of course, Mickey and Minnie Mouse—out of Sleeping Beauty Castle in this 1961 photograph.

NEW! Visit to order this and other classic images on…

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Did You Know? 7 Enchanting Facts About Snow White Grotto

By Greg Ehrbar

There’s no way to calculate how many couples became engaged, the number of people who made wishes, or all the magical dreams that came true thanks to the iconic Snow White Grotto and Wishing Well in Disneyland Park. Nestled amid the greenery near Sleeping Beauty Castle, the lovely little water wonderland adorned with handcrafted figures of Snow…

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