These 21 Hardly Known Facts About Old Disney Movies Will Shock Your Parents
by N/A, 9 years ago | 2 min read| 2676
Everything you need to know about your favorite classic Disney films.
1. The Jungle Book is the last film Walt Disney ever personally supervised. It was released 10 months after his death in 1967.
3. Pinocchio has the highest rating of any Disney film on Rotten Tomatoes.
6. Tinkerbell wasn't based on Marilyn Monroe, contrary to popular belief. Instead, she was modeled after Margaret Kerry, a reference model.
10. The seven dwarfs in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs are Happy, Grumpy, Bashful, Sleepy, Sneezy, Doc, and (of course) Dopey.
11. However, other names that were considered were Dumpy, Deafy, Dizzy, Wheezy, Hickey, Baldy, Gabby, Nifty, Sniffy, Swift, Lazy, Puffy, Stuffy, Tubby, Shorty, and Burpy.
12. When Walt Disney was presented with an honorary Academy Award for Snow White, he was also presented with seven smaller Oscars as well.
15. The original name for Mickey Mouse was Mortimer Mouse. When Walt Disney's wife heard the name, she suggested he change it to Mickey, because Mortimer was too "pompous."
18. Prince Philip in Sleeping Beauty is named after Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
21. The people who voiced Mickey and Minnie Mouse were married in real life.
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