50 things you might not know about your favorite Disney films, 1955-1986 edition

Published: Tuesday, June 10 2014 4:05 p.m. MDT

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Walt Disney first suggested a story built around a pretty, pampered dog in 1937 after visiting Disney studio artist Joe Grant (pictured), his wife, and their springer spaniel named Lady. Disney registered the title "Lady" with the Motion Picture Association of America that year, with plans to create a short film. Reality became part of the story again when the Grants had a baby in 1939. The new arrival to the Grant household confused Lady, and Disney artists subsequently created story drawings and outlines for a "Lady and the Baby" plot in 1939, 1940 and 1941.

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Saint Louis, MO

The "middle years" was the glory time when the vision of Walt Disney came to fruition and inspired children. The modern years are fraught with a "darker vision" with more edgy themes that upset such as Roy Disney who attempted to bring it to a halt but failed. There was even a spin off of a company with a "winged horse" symbol which secretly made "controversial" films under the Disney banner.


Hmm... missing the Black Cauldron that was released in 1985. That move almost bankrupted Disney.

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And this occupies the news because???

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