Sleeping Beauty (1959)

The 1959 poster of Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty is a 1959 American animated film produced by Walt Disney based on Charles Perrault’s novel Sleeping Beauty. Released in 1959, Sleeping Beauty was the first animated film photographed in the Super Technirama 70 widescreen process.  The movie was another hit following Lady and the Tramp released four years earlier. The … Read more

The African Lion 1955

The official 1955 poster of the African Lion

The African Lion is a Technicolor documentary film released in 1955 and directed by James Algar. The documentary was a part of Walt Disney’s True-Life Adventure series. The film follows the life of a lion over a period of 30-months in Kenya, Tanganyika, and Uganda. It focuses on the life of the … Read more

The Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Original theatrical release poster for Lady and the Tramp (1955).

The Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated film produced by Walt Disney. It is Disney’s 15th animated film featuring the voices of Larry Roberts, Barbara Luddy, and Bill Thomspon, etc. The film was released on June 22, 1955, to box office success.  Although the movie received negative reviews from … Read more

Johnny Tremain (1957)

The 1957 poster of Johnny Tremain

Made by Walt Disney Productions, Johnny Terrain is a 1957 film released by Buena Vista Distribution. The movie was based on a 1944 novel of the same name by Esther Forbes, re-telling the story of the years in Boston, Massachusetts before the American Revolution took place. Johnny Tremain was Disney’s first live-action … Read more

The Shaggy Dog (1959)

Promotional Film Poster of The Shaggy Dog

The Shaggy Dog is an animated film produced by Walt Disney loosely based on the novel The Hound of Florence by Felix Salten. Released in 1959, the film managed to collect over $9 million during its initial release. It was a huge hit at the time that settled well amongst the kids … Read more

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 film personally produced by Walt Disney through Walt Disney productions starring Peter Lorre, James Mason, Kirk Douglas, and Paul Lukas. The movie is based on an 1870s novel by Jules Verne, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. The film is remembered for its splendid … Read more

Peter Pan (1953)

advertising poster for 1953 theatrical exhibition

Peter Pan is a movie based on J.M. Barie’s 1904 play “Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up”. It’s Disney’s 14th animated feature film about a boy who along with his friends visits the island of Never Land to stay young. Released in 1953, the film gained much success and … Read more

Alice in Wonderland (1951)


Alice in Wonderland is a movie based on Lewis Caroll’s books, Alice. Released in 1951, the movie was considered a disappointment. As a result, Disney was forced to show it on television as one of the first episodes of his TV series Disneyland. It received tremendous success on television.  Later, it was … Read more