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Out There! Celebrating 25 Years of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame

By Christina Pappous, Walt Disney Archives

Did you know that today is the 25th anniversary of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame? Released in 1996, the animated feature vividly brought the timeless characters and story from Victor Hugo’s 1831 novel to a new generation of filmgoers. Prior adaptations of Hugo’s novel included the 1923 silent version starring…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Week

By Zach Johnson

Everything is topsy turvy this week!

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Hunchback of Notre Dame on Monday by streaming the beloved film on Disney+. The next night, tune in to Freeform for the season two premiere of Motherland: Fort Salem. On Thursday, ABC will take a walk on the wild side with the television debut of When Nature Calls with…

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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 BeautyThe 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 1950s and early…

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Christmas Comes Early with Freeform’s “Kickoff to Christmas” in November 2020

By Zach Johnson

It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year! Stay inside and curl up with your favorite movies to get you in a cozy mood with Freeform’s “Kickoff to Christmas” programming event, starting on Sunday, November 1. Joining this year’s lineup are fan-favorite films Christopher Robin, Black Nativity, and It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson

Hear that? That’s the sound of Quasimodo ringing the bells to let you know that another exciting weekend of movies and series are just a few days away! On Friday, two Disney+ originals will air their season finales: Muppets Now and Pixar in Real Life. The streaming service is also adding the 2013 blockbuster The Wolverine to its vast collection of…

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D23 Inside Disney Special Episode | Celebrating Disney Classics

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D23 Inside Disney celebrates beloved Disney classics with the people who made them. Join hosts Candice, Sheri, and Jeffrey along with legendary producer/director Don Hahn (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Maleficent, and more), and Disney Legend Paige O’Hara…

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13 Disney Songs to Inspire Your Best Year Yet

By Megan Deppe

As the year draws to a close, you’re probably getting excited to make big changes for 2018. You’re compiling New Year’s resolutions, stocking up on healthy foods, and maybe even planning a huge life change, like moving to a new state or starting a new job. Sometimes going through major changes can be scary and you look for ways to keep up your…

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15 Disney Movies You Should Definitely Revisit Right Now

By D23 Team

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Cinderella. Mary Poppins. The Little Mermaid. Beauty and the Beast. Toy Story. Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For decades, Disney has projected some of the world’s best-loved films onto the silver screen, stories that continue to delight fans young and old. But what about some of Disney’s other gems: movies—both live…

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13 Disney Characters that Make Our Spines Tingle

By Courtney Potter

When you think of Disney, what comes to mind? Well, if you’re anything like us, it’s laughter… heart… and a whole lot of “happily ever after.” But sometimes we forget there can be a spookier side to all things Disney. Halloween is the perfect time of year to remember some of the creepy characters that have faced off against our…

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