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News of the Odd: Original Little Mermaid Statue Gets a Man

She has been beheaded twice, lost an arm, and been daubed with paint at least seven times. The iconic statue of the Little Mermaid from Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale is now getting a male counterpart: “Han” – a polished … Continue reading

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Mural for Little Mermaid Attraction – Behind the Scenes with Disney’s Imagineers

Part of the Fantasyland expansion in the Magic Kingdom is a dark ride based on the one of Walt Disney Animation’s classics – The Little Mermaid. I’m very happy that this dark ride is returning a tradition we associate with … Continue reading

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Videopolis – Part of Your World (Violin, Piano duet)

Taylor plays the violin mostly by ear and Kyle adds just the right amount of improvisational flourish to make this one of my favorite versions of The Little Mermaid’s ‘Part of Your World’ yet. That’s saying something considering the number … Continue reading

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History of Disney’s Audio-Animatronics

Walt Disney led his company through the invention of many technologies. In animation there was the Xerographic Cell transfer process and the Multi-plane camera, just to name a few. But one of Disney’s most major inventions was the animation of … Continue reading

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New video from California Adventure Promotes The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s UnderSea Adventure

A new video from Disney Parks provides a longer introduction to the resorts newest attraction The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure. That was a tight package, as they say in the biz. Would you like to see more like … Continue reading

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