The Old Mill

Celebrate 80 Years of The Old Mill with Stunning Concept Art

By D23 Team

Just before the debut of the feature animated film that started it all, The Old Mill blew into theaters on November 5, 1937. The Silly Symphony cartoon was the first to use the multiplane camera and won an Oscar for Best Cartoon. See how this short came to be in stunning concept art from our friends at the Disney Animation Research…

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The Three Little Pigs, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and White Wilderness

Do You Know All of Walt Disney’s Record-Breaking 32 Academy Awards®?

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Walt Disney currently holds the world record for most Academy Awards® presented to any individual. As we enter Oscars® season, let’s take time to celebrate many of the unique awards Walt Disney has personally won for his groundbreaking work in film. And the Oscar® goes to…

Flowers and Trees (Cartoon Short Subject, 1931–32)
This…

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Concept art for proposed Disneyland in Burbank

Walt Disney’s Proposed Theme Park in Burbank

Years before Disneyland opened, Walt Disney and his staff considered building an amusement enterprise right across the street from their Burbank studio.

Long-time Disney fans will likely know the story about how, in 1951, Walt Disney approached artist Harper Goff to create some illustrations for a potential amusement enterprise (what we know today as a “theme…

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