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Julie Andrews Reflects on Fame

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Dame Julie Andrews is a beloved icon in the worlds of stage, music, and film — but the award-winning soprano, Academy Award-winning actress, and children’s book author revealed recently that she sometimes has to contend with preconceived notions of her just like younger celebrities do! The My Fairy Lady star is well known for her first big role in Mary ...

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A Tribute to the Sherman Brothers and Their Enduring Legacy

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There have been many notable sibling duos throughout history. Within the Walt Disney Company, in particular, the team of Walt and Roy Disney is perhaps the most famous demonstration of brothers working together — the one that springs instantly to mind, and rightly so. But they weren’t the only ones. With a claim to fame for having produced more motion ...

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Wealthy Disney Characters Valued Well Beyond Their Net Worth

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Walt Disney Entertainment has produced a wealth of characters throughout the years, many of whom have actively produced their very own wealth on screen. And while many of us may admittedly feel compelled to evaluate portrayals of rich folk with more objectionability than we would the meeker underdogs we love for what they lack (and make up for), Disney somehow ...

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A Tribute to Notable Nannies and Caretakers in Disney Entertainment

Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, most folks are mainly focused on Mom, and rightly so. But how about giving a shoutout to all those other non-mom caretakers? From live-in nannies of all different kinds to dutiful nursemaids that go above and beyond their usual tasks, Walt Disney Entertainment has introduced us to a wide range of characters who ...

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The Notable Dolittles of Disney

Aurora with animals

Throughout the extensive history of Walt Disney Entertainment, we’ve had the pleasure of being introduced to multiple different kinds of talking animals. While some speaking creatures are able to converse due to having exceptional capabilities of their own, other animals remain within their normalized critter standards but find their voices, nevertheless, through onscreen interactions with some rather unique human companions. ...

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See This Late Legendary Disney Actress on Her Hometown Walk of Fame

The recent death of Mrs. Potato Head actress Estelle Harris of the Toy Story franchise has led to an increased interest in the careers of legacy actresses and the voices behind iconic Disney Characters, especially after their passing. One such actress, Mary Wickes, born Mary Isabella Wickenhauser in 1910, is a woman well-deserving of such attention. As a lifelong resident ...

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All the Single Ladies: Disney Heroines Who Don’t Need Romance

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For one who is lacking a significant other, Valentine’s Day can be both a blatant and brutal reminder of one’s singular status. With all those cards, candies, flowers, and other reminders seemingly everywhere, it can really drive the loneliness home for some. But the good news is that Singles Awareness Day comes right after Valentine’s Day on February 15, and ...

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Want a ‘Mary Poppins’ Wedding? Disney Has the Perfect Venue For You

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Are you hoping for a Disney wedding, but searching for an unexpected-yet-romantic theme? Why not try a Mary Poppins wedding on for size? Disney Weddings recently shared a sample reception area from the EPCOT United Kingdom Pavilion in the World Showcase, and this reception’s setting looks perfect for a wedding based on Mary Poppins and Bert’s relationship from the 1964 ...

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Facts About the Life and Legacy of Walter Elias Disney

December marks the month when Walt Elias Disney was born into this world, on December 5th, 1901. It is also, sadly, the month that he died, on December 15th, 1966. In looking back on the life and legacy of Walt Disney, we can see that all of the innumerable contributions given to us by this great man throughout his lifetime ...

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