Disney Documentary Give-away

Update: The contest is now closed. Congratulations to winners Amanda and Renee M.

Disney recently released 3 documentaries – Waking Sleeping Beauty, Walt & El Grupo, and The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story – on DVD. We recently reviewed them here on the blog and now we have two sets of the three DVDs to give-away to a lucky reader.

To enter follow the Disney Blog over on our Facebook Fan Page and then leave a comment on this post with either your idea for a future animated film from Walt Disney Animation Studios or your idea for a new themed hotel for either Walt Disney World or Disneyland.

Two winners will be drawn at random from eligible entries after the contest closes on December 13th at 5pm Eastern Time.

Rules are simple: To win you must have a valid entry in the comments of this post with a valid email address to be used to contact you in case you win, a delivery address in the United States, be over 18 years old, and you must follow The Disney Blog’s fan page on Facebook at the time of the drawing. A valid entry consists of a comment on this post sharing either your idea for the next animated film from Disney or your idea for a new themed hotel at Walt Disney World or Disneyland. Two winners will be drawn on December 13th at 5pm Eastern Time and notified via the email in the comment. Each prize consists of one set of each of the following three DVDs: Waking Sleeping Beauty, Walt & El Grupo, and The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story. Not valid where prohibited by law. Thanks for participating and good luck.

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87 Responses to Disney Documentary Give-away

  1. I follow you on Facebook.

    I would love to see a new hotel at Disneyland that includes more DVC property. I would like to see a hotel with a New Orleans feel for Disneyland because there is such great spirit and food from that region. Adding a hotel with more moderate rates would be a fabulous addition to the Disneyland Resort.

  2. Rosie says:

    I would like to see Disney do a film about Tomorrowland. They have a really great concept that they aren’t doing much with in the parks, so they should make a film about the future. Science fiction is fun and can actually be really relevant.

  3. Crystal Baer says:

    I think a pixar hotel would be awesome. It would be great at DLR since they are putting in the new Cars land. They could have the cozy cone from Cars too which would be cute.

  4. morgan says:

    A Hollywood Tower Hotel would be the coolest and best themed new hotel at a Disney Park. Why don’t they have this hotel already? Every time I’m at Hollywood Studios, I hear a fellow guest in line say, “this would be the coolest hotel! I would totally stay here!”
    A Big Thunder Mountain Railroad movie would be amazing! They could recreate the story of the mountain and add some substance to the ride. A ghost-town, an old gold mine that was flooded by a man who sold elixirs. Could be a really good movie! And everyone who has been on the wildest ride in the wilderness would know the movie!

  5. Chris says:

    I’d like to see a animated version of Hansel and Gretel. Although the original fairy tale is fairly short and straightforward, with a good story writer, it could be expanded long enough for a full length animated feature.

  6. Melissa says:

    Just followed you on FB and put in the following comment: I always loved the Hans Christian Anderson story, Thumbelina. I know it’s been done by others, but Disney could do it best, complete with song and special animal characters. Since she’s small, she could have best friends like a caterpillar or a mouse or even a little ladybug.

    I’d love to win. I was planning on getting these DVDs for myself after the Christmas holidays were over. This would be a nice gift. :)

  7. Jeff Baham says:

    When Disneyland opens its third gate, I’d love it if they added a grand old Hollywoodland style hotel to the resort, similar to the Tower of Terror (but without the scary bits.) The concierge level could have extra themed rooms, based on Walt Disney’s achievements in the 30s-50s.

  8. Kait says:

    I really love the locale themed hotels around Disney, but there are definitely a few places they haven’t covered yet. An Australia themed hotel would be amazing, or an Australian version of Animal Kingdom Lodge.

  9. tc says:

    i want to see a movie with a girl main character that has nothing to do with princesses or even romance. something along the lines of what pixar does but with a girl for the main character.

  10. Ted says:

    Here’s the suggestion I inadvertently posted on FB instead of here. My bad…

    For a hotel theme, I’ve always wondered why Disney did not do a European village type of theme that mirrors (but does not copy) the warmth and charm of so many of their animated films.

    Great work on you blog and your Disney passion. Glad to be a part of the FB community. — Ted

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  12. John says:

    Though I’ve already this on the facebook page, I’ll say it here as well.
    A while back, I read a rumor concerning Pixar doing an adaptation of the Marvel Comics character Dr. Strange. This led me to an idea, “What if Disney Animation did a film based off of Howard the Duck,” since Howard’s stories during his first five years were some of the most original comic stories this side of Watchmen. The folks at Disney Animation could have a field day with the character, and, maybe then, we could all forget about that awful George Lucas film from the 80′s.

    Other than that, Disney Animation could try to restore Richard Williams’ original version of “The Thief and the Cobbler,” since Roy Disney wanted to do this before he passed away last year. Just a thought.

  13. Sergio Lopez says:

    I think someday Disney should do a biopic of Walt’s life. I wonder who could play him…

  14. Chris Wade says:

    My idea is a Heroes and Villains themed hotel. Think Hook and Peter Pan being neighboring hotel buildings, each themed accordingly. I think this could be done very well, I would also make a DVC section of the hotel that would be a little more upscale as well.

  15. Tennor says:

    I think Disney should do an animated film set in the rocky mountains or a similar location, starring mountain lions, goats, eagles, badgers, deer, etc. A tougher Bambi, if you will, or an americanized Lion King. Love the blog, following you on facebook and I hope to win!

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  18. Chris Glass says:

    I’d really like Disney to attempt a movie based around Maximus, the horse from Tangled.

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  20. Shawn - - - kryptonkylie says:

    I’d love it if there were an ‘Outer Space’ themed hotel at Disney World. It definitely could be a continuation of the Fantasyland theme. Perhaps with PeopleMovers in the lobby and as a way to get to your hotel room?

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  22. Paul Carhart says:

    I think the Xanth novels by Piers Anthony would be great in animation. The first novel is A Spell For Chameleon. When I read them, I imagined them in Alice In Wonderland-style animation and I still imagine them that way. Would be cool if Diseny and/or Pixar could do that… even Tangled-style would be cool.

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  24. I’d like to see a feature-length animated remake of the 1935 Silly Symphony short “Music Land”. It has the feuding families, the danger and the love interest. It simply needs an expanded story and more character development to make for a wonderful new 3D project.

  25. Chris says:

    I would like to see a hotel themed to the Haunted Mansion. They could make one big building that appears to be old and haunted. Not sure how they would get the cobwebs all set up, but it would be neat if they came up with a way to make it look spooky without cobwebs.

  26. I would love to see Tacky the Penguin feature length movie.

  27. Rita says:

    Hmmm, I would like to see a resort based on fairies. I know this sounds crazy, but to stay at a resort where fairies live would be awesome. Imagine the check in process, just like the meet and great. You would shrink down to size. Maybe a hydrolator equivalent idea to make the change. The grounds could be similar to an ewok village. Anyway, just an idea. Merry Christmas!

  28. Kevin says:

    Now that Disney own the rights to Marvel, I would love to see a superhero themed hotel! If not, I would at the least like to see an all-out Marvel store in Downtown Disney, something akin to the Lego store. It would make the most sense for Disney to get the comics out of the Disney retail stores and into its own store.

  29. Liz says:

    As much as Pixar is in the parks I would still love to see a Pixar themed hotel. I would love to stay in a Toy Story themed room!

  30. Jenny says:

    I’m a Facebook Fan! :) I posted this comment there as well because I was confused about the directions of where to post the comment. Anyway, here goes:

    I’d like to see Disney do a film on Kim Possible. There are tons of Kim Possible activities in the parks, so it would be neat to have that featured in a movie. I also think the Maelstrom could be a good movie for the little boys – trolls, vikings, etc. Maybe an answer to “How to Train Your Dragon.” Here’s hoping to winning those DVDs!

  31. Alyssa Wiseman says:

    I would like to see an English manor hotel. Think Haunted Mansion, without the ghosts! I think it could be a good place to have princesses gathering for guests to meet and would be fun to stay at.

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  33. Amanda says:

    Stay with me on this one … but I would love to see an Arabian-themed hotel. All the glamor of Agrabah, but on a street rat’s budget. In my head, it looks sort of like the Morocco pavilion in Epcot – low lighting, twisting hallways, the smell of spices in the air.

    And I’m a facebook fan :)

  34. jeffrey dunne says:

    I think i did this wrong and posted on facebook too :S, but now i’m a follower there too!!

    I was saying i think an island resort, perhaps out in bay lake themed like a grecian island resort would be super kewl. It could be only accessible by boat making it seem a little more exclusive.

    As for new movies…I’m still with Ellen and want to see Finding Nemo 2!

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  36. Molly says:

    Disney needs a princess hotel. Remember how everyone wanted to stay in cinderellas castle? well if they had a princess hotel, they could have different sections based on some of the popular princess movies. it would be like a nicer version of one of the all star resorts. they could have belle and jasmine and ariel themed castles to go along with cinderella and sleeping beauty that already exist in the parks.

  37. Jesse says:

    Just followed you on FB. Love the blog. I think Disney should do an animated movie about Mission Space. Disney has never done an animated Scifi movie to my knoledge and I’d love to see how they handle aliens.

  38. Kevin says:

    I would like to see a movie themed resort, but for classic movies that aren’t animated. Indiana Jones and Star Wars are obvious choices for inclusion, but there are so many other immersive movies out there. It would be cool to step into their worlds.

  39. Gina Mongenel says:

    These DVD’s are at the top of my Christmas list. I saw The Boys at the D23 Expo last year and really enjoyed it! The Sherman brothers are so talented and their music brings so much to the Disney theme park and movie experience! I really look forward to watching Waking Sleeping Beauty and Walt & El Grupo and learning more about these two important time periods in Disney history.
    My family and I are big Pirates of the Caribbean fans and we would love to see a Pirates themed hotel at Walt Disney World or Disneyland.

  40. I’d like to see a Hollywood themed hotel that overlooks Disney’s Hollywood Studios. I’d call it the Limelight, and it’d be grand with lots of lights and colors. Movie marques, etc. It’d have a restaurant on property called the Green Room. And another version of the Brown Derby that is more akin to the original hat shaped restaurant that was a more a sandwich restaurant then fine dining. It’d have it’s own special entrance into the Studios in much the same way that Grand Californian does into DCA.

  41. Amy says:

    I think a Winnie-the-Pooh and Friends-themed hotel would be really fun. Obviously the Pooh characters are really popular, so it would make sense. Outside there could be big statues of the characters, like how the All-Star Resorts have. The bakery in the food court could have lots of hunny-based desserts. There could be a honey tree inside, maybe in the lobby.

  42. Kevin says:

    I would love to see a Carousel of Progress themed Hotel. A circular shaped resort with rooms styled in four different eras. (The hotel or some sections could actually slowly rotate) It would have counter service dining with names like “Cousin Orville’s Canteen ” or “Carousel’s Coffee House”. The lobby would be decorated with a timeline of invention and innovation. Pools would perhaps be a couple of large cog shaped pool(s) that would maybe be in the center of the hotel circle. There would be a “rumpus room” that can serve as an arcade or game room. It could simply be called Progressland Resort.

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  44. Greg says:

    I’d like to see an animated musical made of Hansel and Gretel.

  45. Chris says:

    I’m a comic book geeks so I would love to see a Marvel themed hotel. There is a whole cast of characters now that are just beginning to be tapped into.

  46. Yaelle says:

    I would like to see a hotel that looks like the ice castle in Die Another Day. Of course it doesn’t have to be made of ice like in the movie. But the illusion of ice everywhere looked so cool.

  47. Lori Abramson says:

    I’d love to see Disney take Kim Possible to the big screen but I know its not going to happen, so I’ll just wish for something simple like…a re-release of Song of the South.

  48. Elizabeth Owensby says:

    I would love to see a Pixar Value Resort. Hotel rooms decorated like Andy’s Room. Sid’s room might be a little scary, but still fun. So many possibilities with all of these great movies.

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  50. Elizabeth says:

    Would love to see a cars themed resort.

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