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35 secrets that Disney has hidden and everyone did not know

Disney movies have marked an important part of our childhood: Who has not enjoyed special moments with their characters?

Well, behind many of these films there are sensational stories and some secrets that most people do not know, from small details difficult to observe with the naked eye to anecdotes related to actors, the production or Walt Disney himself.

Take a look at some of them and be surprised.

1. During the production of Snow White Y Bamboo, Disney kept a collection of live animals so that the animation studio could take them as a reference.

man sitting next to a deer and drawing the animal

2. Sulley, of Monsters Inc., has more than 2.3 million individual hairs, drawn and created separately.

blue monster with claws, fangs and horns

3. Many characters are orphans. This is explained by the death of Walt's mother, in 1938.

deer with a butterfly in its tail while in the forest

After the success of Snow WhiteWalter Elías Disney bought a house for his parents. A defect in the heating system caused the death of Flora Disney due to carbon monoxide poisoning.

4. Sid, Andy's terrible neighbor in Toy story, has a momentary appearance in the third part, working as a dump.

Disney character going through the trash while wearing headphones and collecting trash bags

5. The vultures of The jungle book are inspired by The Beatles.

vultures that compare to the beatles band while singing

6. This frame of Frozen It took 132 hours (5 days) for its creation.

Elsa from the Frozen movie singing

7.- The designers of the “Beast” created the character with a combination of seven different animals: the mane of a lion, buffalo head and beard, gorilla eyebrows, human eyes, wild boar fangs and bear body.

drawing of the beast where it is described how they drew it

8. The lion that kills "Hercules" and then leads as a trophy is "Scar", the villain of The Lion King.

Disney movie characters where the lion king and hercules appear

9. The girl who lent her voice to Boo at Monsters Inc. Made the production follow her throughout the studio while playing and thus be able to get her dialogues

Monsters inc boo

10. The characters of "Ariel" and "Aladdin" were based on the physique of Alyssa Milano and Tom Cruise, respectively

disney character

Actor Tom Cruise is compared to the Aladdin character

11. The official voices of "Mickey" and "Minnie Mouse" belonged to a marriage: Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor.

older couple next to Disney characters mimi and mickey mouse

12. The sorcerer “Yen Sid”, from the movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice called, it's Disney upside down.

Disney movie wizard the sorcerer's apprentice

13. Nathan Lane and Ernie Sabella (the English voices of “Timón” and “Pumba”), were the only actors in the film who recorded their dialogues together because they played their characters very well.

meerkat and wild boar that appear in the lion king movie

14. There is a code that appears in almost all Pixar and Disney movies: the A113, which corresponds to the classroom number of the California Institute of Arts, where many animators of both studies were formed.

Disney movie where an African-American woman is getting off a train

men's trio pointed to a door with the number

15. In the movie 101 Dalmatians, "Pongo" has 72 spots and "Perdita" has 68.

Daltata family of dogs watching television in the living room

16. The first versions that were made for the design of the character of the "Beast" appear in the sculptures that can be seen in the castle of the film.

Movie Scene

17. Disney was sued by a biologist for slandering hyenas in The Lion King.

trio of hyenas that appear in the movie The Lion King

18. Actor James Woods, who played the voice of "Hades" in HerculesHe said on his paper: "Making the voice for an animated Disney movie makes you feel that you are a child again."

character from the movie hercules called Ades

19. Sometimes, to save time and money, Disney movies repeat previous animations.

(One of the best examples is Robin Hood, whose budget did not reach one and a half million dollars)

comparison between snow white and robin hood

Aristocats kitten switching to a slut in Disney movies

20. At the scene when “Jessie” (Joan Cusack) first sees “Woody” (Tom Hanks), she exclaims: “Sweet mother of Abraham Lincoln!”

Toy Story movie scene where jesse and woody appear

(Abraham Lincoln's mother was Nancy Hanks, an ancestor of Tom Hanks)

21. In this scene of the movie Brave, on one of the trunks, the image of "Sulley" of Monsters Inc.

pottery shop where different clay pots are seen

22. The “Pizza Planet” truck, from Toy story, appears in movies like WALL-E, Cars, Bugs, Ratatouille, Monsters Inc., Up Y Finding Nemo.

old lady who appears in a Disney movie


different cars and vans parked outside an establishment

trailer in the field

23. In the movie The Lion King In fact, tiger roars were used, since the lion's are not loud enough.

adult lion and his cub sitting in the middle of the jungle while watching the dusk

24. In Aladdin, the street vendor was originally created to be the "Genie" of the movie.

(Reason why Robin Williams adapted his voice to both characters)

street vendor of the movie aladdin, which appears holding a gold lampdrawing of the blue genie of the lamp that appears in the movie Aladdin

25. The character "Wall-E" is named after Walter Elías Disney.

Wall-e character, metal box with hands and eyes that recycles garbage

26. The toolbox on the fence where "Woody" is caught by the villain, is the same one that Tim Allen uses in his television show "Home Improvement".

toolbox placed on top of a milk box while a doll with a rocket tries to take out the toy under it

27. In 1939, the movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarves He won an honorary Oscar: the large statuette represents the princess and seven small ones the dwarfs.

compilation of 8 honorary oscars that won snow white

28. “Timón” and “Pumba”, in the original idea for the film of The Lion King, they sang Elton John's song: “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?"

wild boar and meerkat with surprised face in the middle of the jungle

29. The "Bernard" mouse of The rescuers suffers from fear of number 13 or triskaidekafobia.

mouse inside a wooden bucket with surprised

30. The teacup set of Beauty and the Beast It has a brief appearance in Tarzan.

Hanga playing with a cup game in the middle of the jungle

31. In the music video “Zero to Hero” by Hercules you can see Marilyn Monroe formed by the stars.

stars that form figures in the sky

32. Sean Connery was the ideal candidate to play "Mufasa," but James Earl Jones, the original voice of "Darth Vader," finally performed it.

Mufasa lion showing his face and chest

33. The posters of The jungle book Y Toy Story 2 appear on the baseball field in the movie The family of the future.

five year old boy playing baseball in a field behind some buildings

34. In “Lilo & Stitch” you can see a Chinese restaurant with the name of “Mulan”.

street where a restaurant appears with the name of mulan marked with a red circle

35. In The Hunchback of Notre Dame "Pumba" appears as a gargoyle.

hunchback of notre dame climbing a church column while holding a gargoyle and pointing to another with a circle