Fact #106

Wall-E was named after Walter Elias Disney.

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Fact #105

Beyonce refused to audition for the role of Tiana in Princess and the Frog, and so missed out on the role.

 

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Fact #104

Prince Phillip in Sleeping Beauty was named after Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband to Queen Elizabeth II, the Prince Americans knew the best at the time. tumblr_ntscpnhj6M1usihl9o4_1280

Fact #103

In order to make Snow White’s skin tone more relaistic looking, real rouge was applied to the animation cells.

 

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Fact #102

Before the open of the Pirates of the Caribbean in 1967, the only fake skeletons available were considered too ‘naff’ and displeasing to the Imagineers. So, they used real human skeletons, from UCLA medical school. Many of these have now been replaced with dummbies, however some remain (like the skull and cross bones in this picture)

 

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Fact #101

Lilo and Stitch has more Elvis songs in it than any of his own films.elvis_stitch_presley_by_destinyrelease.jpg

Fact #100

Mickey Mouse was the first animated character to receive a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, on the November 18, 1978.

 

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