Movie trivia is a common pastime. Everyone likes to learn things about their favorite movies that they didn’t know before. For example, did you know that the movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which made Disney what it later became, was originally expected to be a complete failure?
Read on to learn about all kinds of Disney facts you might not have known about!
Dopey is the only one of the Seven Dwarves who is famous for never speaking a single word in the entire movie. But that was not originally the intention.
In fact, Dopey was originally designed to speak more than almost any other dwarf! It’s an interesting fact that the only reason that they changed the character was that they could not find the right voice actor for the part.
2. Mickey Mouse Is Hidden in Pinocchio
If you look carefully at a chair in the home of Geppetto and Pinocchio, you might notice something interesting. The shape of Mickey Mouse’s head, complete with the characteristic round ears, is secretly hidden in a chair behind a Jack in the Box.
3. Dumbo Was Going to Be On the Cover of Time Magazine
If it weren’t for World War II, Dumbo would have been on the cover of Time Magazine. You probably didn’t expect to hear that kind of movie fact!
Dumbo was going to be featured as the mammal of the year. But when the Pearl Harbor attack occurred, Time Magazine had to change their cover to something more serious.
4. A Psychological Disorder Was Later Named After Bambi
The Bambi Complex refers to an excessively sympathetic feeling towards animals. People with a Bambi Complex sometimes have trouble restraining themselves from saving animals in danger, even if they are stuck in a burning building.
5. Another Psychological Disorder Was Named After Cinderella
The Cinderella complex refers to excessive dependence on men for emotional and financial support. This just goes to show the effect that old movies can have on every aspect of culture!
6. Lady and the Tramp Was Inspired by a Real Dog
Walt Disney got the idea for Lady and the Tramp after one of his writers showed him a drawing he had made of his dog. That dog was named Lady, and Disney made her the star of one of his best movies.
There are many other fun facts about Disney movies out there. For example, can you think of a Disney character whose name starts with the letter I? The most famous example is Iago from Aladdin, but most people cannot name any others.
Check out this link if you would like to read about other Disney characters that start with I.
Know Your Disney Movie Trivia
I hope that you were able to learn something interesting and fun about movie trivia in this brief article. These fun facts are a great way to start interesting conversations. Almost everyone knows the most famous Disney movies, so you can use them to talk with almost anyone. To keep up-to-date on the latest information in lifestyle, entertainment, business, and more, take a look through our other pages!