Secrets About Disney Movies

Iman Mukhtar, Writer

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1- Over 50 children were hospitalized with salmonella after the release of The Princess and the Frog. They all became ill after kissing frogs.

2- The same guy who designed the iPod, iMac, and iPhone, helped design the character Eve from Wall-E.

3- The Disney character WALL-E is named after Walt Disney. (Walter Elias Disney)

4- The author of the Mary Poppins books was not a fan of the film adaptation of her books. She spent most of the premiere in tears and refused to let Disney adapt the rest of the series.

5- When a 10-year-old girl with cancer was too sick to see Up, Pixar flew an employee to her house with a DVD of the movie. She died seven hours after her private screening.

6- After seeing the movie Finding Nemo, people started buying tons of pet clownfish, thus harming wild clownfish populations.

7- Beast’s appearance in Beauty and the Beast is a combination of several animals. It’s said he has the head of a buffalo, the brow of a gorilla, the body of a bear, the mane of a lion, the tusks of a boar, and the legs and tail of a wolf.

8- A hyena biologist sued Disney for portraying hyenas as villains in The Lion King.

9- 101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, and Mulan are some of the few Disney movies where both parents are present and don’t die during the movie.

10- The Aristocats was the first Disney movie to be produced after Walt Disney’s death.