• Baloo in <em>The Jungle Book</em>: 1967

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    Baloo in The Jungle Book: 1967

    The popular bear was originally slated for a simple cameo role in the classic animated film, but one captivating and cool voice turned the soon-to-be-laid-back-and-hep bear's luck around.
  • Dave Smith Reveals Where the “33” in Disneyland's Exclusive and Famed Club 33 Comes From

    Ask Dave

    The Origin of the Number “33”

    Find out this answer as well as many others sent to Disney Legend and Chief Archivist Emeritus Dave Smith, from January 15 to February 18, 2014.
  • <em>Treasures of The Walt Disney Archives</em> at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Opens

    Exhibits

    Mickey Mouse Tours the New Treasures Exhibit

    Explore 90 years of Disney imagination and innovation 
with iconic props, costumes, artwork, and artifacts from The Walt Disney Archives at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.
  • June 16 — August 1, 2013

    Ask Dave

    Wart and All

    Find out the reason for Arthur from the Sword in the Stone being voiced by three different actors, as well as answers to many other interesting questions sent to Disney Legend and Chief Archivist Emeritus Dave Smith, from June 16 to August 1, 2013.
  • May 15 – June 16, 2013

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    Tom Hanks as Walt Disney

    Find out if Tom Hanks is the first actor to portray Walt Disney in a movie, as well as answers to many other interesting questions sent to Disney Legend and Chief Archivist Emeritus Dave Smith, from May 15 to June 16, 2013.
  • Walt Disney and America’s Favorite Pastime

    Photo Library

    Walt Disney and America’s Favorite Pastime

    During Walt's lifetime, Disney paid homage to the sport with such shorts as How to Play Baseball and the Make Mine Music segment, "Casey at the Bat." 

Dateline Disney

Baloo in The Jungle Book: 1967

April 23, 2014

The popular bear was originally slated for a simple cameo role in the classic animated film, but one captivating and cool voice turned the soon-to-be-laid-back-and-hep bear’s luck around.


Ask Dave

Did You Know That There Were Songs Cut From Frozen?

March 20, 2014

Find out this answer as well as many others sent to Disney Legend and Chief Archivist Emeritus Dave Smith, from February 19 to March 5, 2014.


Ask Dave

Dave Smith Reveals Where the “33” in Disneyland’s Exclusive and Famed Club 33 Comes From

March 6, 2014

Find out this answer as well as many others sent to Disney Legend and Chief Archivist Emeritus Dave Smith, from January 15 to February 18, 2014.


Ask Dave

Find Out Where the Inspiration for Dreamfinder and Figment Came From

February 6, 2014

Find out this answer as well as many others sent to Disney Legend and Chief Archivist Emeritus Dave Smith, from October 26, 2013 to January 13, 2014.


Photo Library

Elliott’s Cardboard Stand-In Helped Actors Imagine His Enormity

January 13, 2014

With the help of Disney-perfected special effects, the pink-haired dragon was brought to life in Pete’s Dragon.