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 …

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Sterling Holloway with Kaa

Sterling Holloway

Before long, Sterling’s unusual voice perked the ear of Walt Disney, who invited him to star as the voice of the Messenger Stork in the 1941 animated classic Dumbo.

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Actor and Disney Legend Sterling Holloway is Born

Born in Cedartown, Georgia, Disney Legend Sterling Holloway was a bear of very little brain, a snake with hypnotic powers, and a cat who could disappear leaving his smile behind, among the many other Disney characters he voiced. Having appeared on stage by age 5, appearing in silent movies and moving in to sound film …

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