The Partners Statue was sculpted by Disney Legend Blaine Gibson and took one year to make. The expression is an interpretation of Walt watching people enjoy his park.
Cinderella's castle is 100 feet taller than the Sleeping Beauty Castle in California. Onlookers are fooled into “seeing” a much higher than what it actually is.
It was built to withstand 110 mile an hour winds. The Cinderella Mosaic is made up of 300,000 pieces of Italian glass in more than 500 colors, all hand-cut with some fused with silver and 14k gold.
"Cinderella's Castle Suite is four stories above the surrounding Magic Kingdom--a salon, bedchamber and bathroom off of a private marble-floored foyer, all replete with rich details."
Pirates of the Caribbean's development began in 1993. It premiered at Disneyland. Jack Sparrow's role initially was written for Hugh Jackman. Johnny Depp improvised one of the last lines in The Curse of the Black Pearl.
- Pocahontas is the only princess based on a real person.
- Cinderella is said to be Walt Disney's favorite Disney Princess.
- Aurora has the least amount of dialogue in a Disney Princess movie.
- Mulan is the only non-princess Disney Princess.
- Both Belle and the Beast from Beauty and the Beast wore blue, signifying that they were both misfits.
- Mickey Mouse has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Mickey and Minnie's voice actors were married in real life.
- Mickey has worn over 175 outfits and Minnie has worn 200.
- Pluto is famous for his powerful sense of smell.
- A time capsule is buried in front of Sleeping Beauty's castle that will be opened in 2045, 50 years after it was buried.
- Walt Disney used to wait in line with the guests.
- George Lucas went to Disneyland on opening day at 11 years old.
- Walt Disney built his own apartment in the fire house in secret and there is a light turned on to symbolize his presence at the park.
- It only took one year to build the park (At the time, there were only 18 attraction, 14 of which are still active today)