It’s hard to believe there’s anything we don’t know about Disney, their movies, and their history – after all, we’ve lived and breathed it pretty much our entire lives.
The great thing about corporations as huge and far-flung as Disney, though, is that there’s always something lurking, waiting to be uncovered.
We’re hoping that, among these 12 more obscure facts, you might find something new to learn!
Director Gary Nelson says they were trying not to get a G rating all along.
According to Jeffrey Sherman, son of Robert Sherman (who helped write the song) he told his dad how he’d received his vaccine on a sugar cube.
Both actresses agents sneered at the role, when nowadays, a-listers clamor to do voice acting in animated pictures.
His vocal coach was Irish and, according to Van Dyke, “didn’t do an accent any better than I did.”
It was meant to represent Belle, who was typically in blue at the beginning of the movie but morphed to gold as her character went through a transformation.
Actress Mary Wikes played the character in a one-hour TV adaptation on CBS in 1949.
She played Sister Mary Lazarus in the Sister Act films.
John Lennon was reportedly the one who nixed the idea.
Her version of “Beauty and the Beast” only required a single take.
This was even after she was up the night before on a flight to New York – a flight that included a bomb threat and an emergency landing – that almost made her miss the recording altogether.
That makes it older than the park.
It was from The Lion King, and I think it’s fair to say that it paid off.
It was the Enchanted Tiki Room – they needed to keep the computer system cool.
I definitely learned a thing or two.
Which of these was new to you? If we taught you something, tell us what in the comments!