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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Sleeping Beauty Castle

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle? The top portion of Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle originally faced the other way, toward the park entrance. When the Park was still in planning phase, Herb Ryman, WDI artist extraordinaire, decided the courtyard should face the rear and rearranged the model […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: How Walt was Mickey & Vice Versa

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Walt Disney was the original voice of Mickey Mouse. See him in the clip below recording a scene with Billy Bletcher, voice of Pete. get the InLinkz code Join @HeidiSays, @Mickey_MDOD & us at this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia! Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule NOTE: This post is part of the 31 Days for Writers […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Robert Sherman

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Robert Sherman? Legendary songwriter Robert Sherman, pictured above with his brother Richard and Walt Disney, walked with a limp. He had been shot in the leg during his service in Europe during World War II, after his unit helped to liberate the Nazis’ infamous Dachau […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Walt Disney’s Demi-Tour-of-Duty

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Walt Disney semi-tour-of-duty? Walt Disney first traveled to Europe at the age of sixteen after joining the Red Cross with a forged birth certificate at the end of World War I. He celebrated his seventeenth birthday shortly after arriving in St. Cyr, France, by running […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Cinderella

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about CINDERELLA? The scene from CINDERELLA in which the Fairy Godmother transforms her tattered dress into the magnificent ballgown is said to be Walt Disney’s favorite piece of animation. (Per imdb.com) get the InLinkz code Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!

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Magical Blogorail Red: Walt Disney One Man’s Dream

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Welcome to those of you joining me from THE DISNEY POINT and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 2nd stop on our Magical Blogorail. Once upon a time in a Magic Kingdom far, far away, one man dared to dream! Walter Elias Disney was his name, just Walt for short. He was […]

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Disneyland Resort: it’s a small world

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Walt Disney’s early ideas for what we know as Disneyland Resort began small, with plans for a “Mickey Mouse Park” across the street from the Walt Disney Studios. But, of course, grander visions and constant plussing developed into a full, imaginative experience that incorporated all the genres of storytelling Walt so enjoyed. The Park became […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: SAVING MR. BANKS

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about SAVING MR. BANKS? In the new release from Walt Disney Studios, SAVING MR. BANKS, a film about Walt Disney’s epic saga to convince author PL Travers to allow him to bring her beloved Mary Poppins to life on the big screen, in one scene where Walt […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: Fantasia

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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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Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: “The Mouse”

Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Walt Disney’s private aircraft dubbed “The Mouse”? Walt Disney‘s Grumman Gulfstream 1 can be seen at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour. Walt purchased “The Mouse” in 1964. It had room for 15 passengers and included a galley, two couches, a desk, and a special seat for Walt […]

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