sleeping beauty

The Walt Disney Family Museum Presents Awaking Beauty: The Art of Eyvind Earle

The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce the premiere of its eighteenth original exhibition, Awaking Beauty: The Art of Eyvind Earle. On view from May 18, 2017 to January 8, 2018, this original retrospective showcases the life and work of Eyvind Earle. Earle is best known as the lead stylist for Walt Disney’s classic feature Sleeping Beauty (1959) and for concept art that shaped such enduring favorites as Lady and the Tramp (1955) and Peter Pan (1953). Reflecting…

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The Walt Disney Birthplace Brings History Alive For Walt Disney’s 114th Birthday

In honor of Walt Disney’s 114th Birthday on December 5, 2015, The Walt Disney Birthplace has planned four Chicago-based events to celebrate the Disney Family and their place in Chicago history. The events begin on Saturday, December 5th at The Walt Disney Birthplace. This modest two-story cottage was designed and hand-built by Walt’s parents, Elias and Flora Disney, in 1893. Elias had moved his family to Chicago to help build the World’s Columbian Exposition, which opened that year. Roy was…

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Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection Box Set Available Now

One of this year’s most acclaimed series of special edition albums, the long-awaited, 12-album, 28-disc collectors’ box gift set Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection is now available. The individual albums celebrate the anniversaries of Disney’s most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations. This CD series combines great songs, background scores and rare recordings from over a half-century of animation classics–plus music from Disneyland® Park. In addition to remastered tracks, each album in Walt Disney Records The…

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NOW That’s What I Call Music! And Walt Disney Records Team For New Collection Of Disney Music Favorites, ‘NOW That’s What I Call Disney Princess’

NOW That’s What I Call Music! and Walt Disney Records have once again teamed up for a special NOW album collection showcasing beloved Disney music classics. NOW That’s What I Call Disney Princess will be released on CD and digitally on October 30. Building on the success of three previously released NOW That’s What I Call Disney volumes, NOW That’s What I Call Disney Princess features 20 favorite musical moments that have been enchanting and entertaining audiences for generations, including “Part…

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DisneyBlu’s Disney on Demand Show #101 w/ Special Guest ROLLY CRUMP (Disney Imagineer, Tiki Room, Small World, World’s Fair, Museum of the Weird, 101 Dalmatians and more) on DizRadio.com

DisneyBlu’s Disney on Demand Podcast at DizRadio.com February 26, 2015 – Show #101 It’s Time D-Heads! This week we mark a milestone in our show and in doing so welcome the Disney Imagineer, Legend and more ROLLY CRUMP (Imagineer, The Enchanted Tiki Room, Small World, 101 Dalmatians, Museum of the Weird) to the show! This Disney Legend stops in and talks about his career, attractions, animated films, Hijinks in the office, Walt Disney the man and so much more! In…

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Walt Disney Records Announces The Legacy Collection 12 CDs From Lion King to Disneyland

Walt Disney Records’ newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate the anniversaries of Disney’s most cherished and classic properties that have been enchanting audiences for generations.  Through 2015, Walt Disney Records will celebrate 12 anniversaries including “Pinocchio” (75th), “Fantasia” (75th), “Cinderella” (65th), “Lady and the Tramp” (60th), “Sleeping Beauty” (55th), “Mary Poppins” (50th), “The Lion King” (20th) and “Toy Story”  (20th), among others. To honor these musical landmarks, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection will feature the beloved original soundtracks,…

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5 All-New ‘Maleficent’ Posters Released By Walt Disney Pictures

As we all are preparing for the new Disney Live-Action Film ‘Maleficent’ to hit the screens, we enjoy the inside look of the Trailers, Posters, Promotion materials, and more. Angelina Jolie is going to don the lead role of Disney’s baddie. This week Walt Disney Pictures has now released Five All-New Posters featuring many more from the cast. The Film debuts on MAY 30, 2014. Angelina looks the part more than any other actress could pull off. Let’s not forget…

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DCONSTRUCTED! The World’s Hottest DJs/Producers Remix Disney Classics Coming April 22, 2014

Walt Disney Records will release DCONSTRUCTED, a comprehensive compilation of classic and current music from the longstanding Disney catalog remixed by today’s hottest DJs/producers from across the globe. The 14-track collection features reworks of material from the multiple Academy Award®-winning films The Lion King and Frozen, as well as two of Daft Punk’s contributions to TRON: Legacy. EDM superstars Avicii, Armin Van Buuren and Kaskade are among the electronic dance music luminaries that have lent their formidable skills to these…

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Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Celebrates 55th Anniversary

by: D-Team Caitlin On this day in 1959, Sleeping Beauty premiered, introducing the world to lovely Aurora, debonair Prince Phillip, and one of animation’s most menacing villains, Maleficent. Set to the music of Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty ballet, the film has a unique tone. The music, in combination with the art design of Eyvind Earle, gave Sleeping Beauty a feel unlike any other Disney production. Boasting many of Walt’s “nine old men” as animators, the characters of Sleeping Beauty are timeless,…

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The Jungle Book and Sleeping Beauty Coming for the First Time Ever as Part of Disney’s Blu-Ray Diamond Edition Collection

Get ready D-Heads™ because all us fans of Disney classics are getting more added to our collection of Hi-Def fun! From one of my personal favorites of animation glory “Sleeping Beauty” to Walt’s last animated film before his death, “The Jungle Book”. The music, animation, and legacy of these films continue on for generations and I pass them down to my children as well. And SOON we can enjoy them fully restored! The Walt Disney Studios is pleased to announce…

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