Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Epcot’s Universe of Energy? The roof of Epcot’s Universe of Energy is covered with two acres of photovoltaic cells, which provides 15% of the power needed to run the attraction inside. There are 80,000 cells producing a peak output of about 70,000 watts of direct current, [...]
One more day and 2013 is history! I don’t know about you, but the time sure flew by fast for me. We at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse hope you’ve had a magical year and a fabulous holiday season and that your new year will be the best one ever! Here’s a peek back at this month, [...]
Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Disney’s classic 1940 animation FANTASIA? The FANTASIA story team originally suggested Dopey, the dwarf from SNOW WHITE, play the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Walt Disney, however, insisted they place Mickey Mouse in the role, whose popularity was waning at the time. get the InLinkz code Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE [...]
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Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Bambi? In Disney’s 1942 animated classic, Bambi, Faline’s Mother is named Aunt Ena. (Trivia via DisneyTrivia.net) get the InLinkz code Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!
Did you know? Over two years’ time, Animal Kingdom’s Tree of Life took root from an offshore drilling platform-type base and grew jointed steel pipe brances. Its foam, concrete and plaster bark is mottled with 325 extinct, contemporary and imaginary creaters. More than 103,000 leaves sprouted by hand on the 8,000 branch tips as painters [...]
Did you know? Beauty and the Beast–Live on Stage debuted at then Disney-MGM Studios’ Theater of the Stars on November 22, 1991, marking the first time a feature film and its stage version opened on the same day. get the InLinkz code Pooh-sized thanks to Mike of My Dreams of Disney and Heidi of What’s [...]
Did you know? The very first full-length animated feature ever produced by the Walt Disney Company, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, will celebrate its 75th anniversary in December of this year! Did you know that actress Lucille LaVerne played both the Queen and the Witch? She switched from one voice to the other by [...]
Did you know?In designing Disneyland, Walt wanted the storefront windows on Main Street to be placed closer to the ground than would be period-correct so that children would be able to see inside. (Via The Imagineering Field Guide to Disneyland) Photo via Disney Parks get the InLinkz code Pooh-sized thanks to Mike of My Dreams [...]
Did you know? Two totem poles adorn Epcot’s Canada Pavilion. However, only one of them is authentic. The one designed by Walt Disney Imagineering is nice but doesn’t quite compare to native Canadian artist David Boxley’s. His depicts a traditional story of the Tsimshian people of the Pacific Northwest, in which the trickster Raven forces [...]