Condorman promotional artwork

The Captivating Concept Art of Condorman

By D23 Team

It’s hard to believe that more than three decades have passed since comic book artist Woody Wilkins (played by actor Michael Crawford) became his own super hero creation and journeyed across Europe and the Middle East in a series of comic and high-speed chases. Condorman, released in the United States on August 7, 1981, presented monumental challenges…

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Queen Clarisse Renaldi - The Princess Diaries

5 Etiquette Rules from Queen Clarisse Renaldi

By Nicole Nalty

When Mia Thermopolis finds out she’s a princess (Shut. Up!) the shy teenager is taken aback, and rightfully so! Being a princess requires a certain skill set, but luckily, Mia has a practically perfect teacher—her grandmother, Queen Clarisse Renaldi, played by Disney Legend Julie Andrews. In honor of the 15th anniversary of The Princess Diaries,…

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Goofy Movie

On the Open Road—5 Disney Road Trip Movies

By Nicole Nalty

Summertime and travel always seem to go hand in hand. Whether you’re spending time at the beach, exploring new cities—maybe even visiting a Disney Park or taking a Disney Cruise—there’s no end to the fun in the sun! Perhaps one of the more classic summer vacations is a good old-fashioned road trip. If you’re headed out on the open road this…

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7 Decisive Facts about The Reluctant Dragon

By Les Perkins

When discussing the early Disney feature films, we usually refer to the five classics: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, and Bambi. But there’s actually a sixth feature sandwiched in between Fantasia (November 1940) and Dumbo (October 1941): The Reluctant Dragon, released June 20, 1941. The film provided a live- action…

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Finding Dory

An Unforgettable Cast: The Faces and Fins of Finding Dory

By Nicole Nalty

On June 17, Finding Dory will star someone old, someone new, and of course, our favorite someone blue! All of your favorite friends from the classic Disney•Pixar film are back, along with a whole slew of new creatures.

Let’s take a closer look at this cast of characters, shall we?

DORY (Ellen DeGeneres)—The star of the sea in Finding…

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Muppet Treasure Island: Did You Know?

By Jim Fanning

Muppets ahoy! On February 16, 1996, X marked the spot for pirate zaniness as Muppet Treasure Island sailed into theaters. Treasure and treachery abound in this insanely amusing adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale. Brave Jim Hawkins tangles with legendary pirate Long John Silver as they and some motley Muppet pirates follow a…

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Disney Valentine’s Day Cards To Share With Someone Special

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday and we’re giving you five Disney Valentine’s Day cards for the fan in all of us! These cards are perfect to share with the people you love—and the people you love, who love Disney! Simply download and print out on regular paper or cardstock for the perfect Valentine postcard.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Five Fascinating Facts—Disney Legend Don Iwerks

On Friday, April 8, a group of D23 Gold and Gold Family Members are invited to Lunch with a Disney Legend: Don Iwerks at the Disney Studio lot in Burbank. During the intimate luncheon, guests will have the opportunity to talk with Don about his 35-year Disney career, which included the development of innovative cinematography and film projection systems. Thanks to Don,…

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D23 Member Gift for 2016 Highlights Disney’s Rich Legacy

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club didn’t have to look far for inspiration for its 2016 Gold Member gift, “From the Office of Walt Disney.” To celebrate the restoration of Walt Disney’s office suite on the Studios’ Burbank lot, the Walt Disney Archives worked with D23 to meticulously reproduce 23 unique pieces from Walt’s career that trace his path from…

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D23 EXPO Japan 2015—Off to a Spectacular Start!

The second D23 EXPO Japan started spectacularly—with plenty of pixie dust—on Friday, November 6, at the Tokyo Disney Resort. The opening ceremony kicked off with Paul Candland, president of The Walt Disney Company Asia, welcoming 2,000 guests inside the Maihama Amphitheatre.

“Few companies have such a legendary past, as well as a limitless future,” said…

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