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The Real Reasons Mickey And Minnie Wear White Gloves

Split screen of Mickey Animations - one side he wears gloves, the other, he is not

For almost 100 years, Disney has been bringing beloved characters to life, thanks to the magic of animation. What began as only a two-dimensional endeavor has been broadened to a three-dimensional approach, thanks to computer animation technology that literally allows animators to “create” characters–down to the look and feel of the characters’ fur, hair, clothing, and more. Credit: AwesomeOKingGuy/DeviantArt But ...

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How to Own Disney World History for $100

Mickey and Minnie mouse standing in front of cinderella castle

We aren’t talking about run-of-the-mill souvenirs from the Main Street, U.S.A. Emporium… Van Eaton Galleries will be hosting an auction of The Joel Magee Collection. The collection includes hundreds of show props, Cast Member costumes, and ride vehicles from various Disneyland and Walt Disney World attractions. Some fetch a hefty starting bid, such as a Space Mountain car from 1975 ...

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10 Inspiring Quotes Said by Walt Disney

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Walt Disney was a pioneer in his field and a giant in the world of animation. With his efforts, films were changed, and so were lives. Walt Disney never allowed a no or a slammed door in his face to deter him from pursuing his dreams. He was a true inspiration through his work and the creation of The Walt ...

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6 Shows to Learn More About Disney

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Have you ever wondered how The Walt Disney Company came to be? Starring up at Cinderella Castle, are you asking yourself how while you are in awe? Disney has created so many unimaginable Parks, films, experiences, and more. The Walt Disney Company is constantly pushing the limits and trying new things, being the first in every space with innovation. With ...

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Things That Existed in Disney Part 2

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Disney is known for its innovation. Disneyland opened in 1955, being a theme Park that was unlike any other. Walt Disney and his team of Imagineers were able to create something that no one could ever imagine. Since the opening of Disneyland, plenty of things have changed and many have become Park staples, staying exactly how Walt left them. Here ...

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Rent Walt Disney’s Former Home

The front of Walt’s Storybook Mansion

Walt Disney created so much in his lifetime, did you ever wonder where some of your favorite films were created? Walt’s fairytale-like home, in Los Angeles, is up for rent according to the Wall Street Journal. His former home is noew being rented for precisely $40,000 a month, looking over downtown Los Angeles. RELATED: Here’s How to Visit Each Childhood ...

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Things You’ll Never Believe Existed in Disney

Sleeping beauty Castle

Do you ever wonder what the early days of walking through a Disney Park were like? Did Main Street, U.S.A., always smell like baked goods? Was a Mickey ice cream bar a popular snack back in the day? Did it even exist during the opening? Fun facts like Disney California Adventure once started as a parking lot, and where Walt ...

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What Happened to Disney World’s First Water Park?

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It’s hard to believe a time before Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon ever existed at Walt Disney World. But there was… River Country Water Park Opened in 1976, Disney’s River Country Water Park was the first water Park at Disney World. It quickly became a beloved destination and a popular attraction for families seeking a fun day in the sun. ...

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