Nr. 10 in the reworked second series of Stampfer's stroboscopic discs published by Trentsensky & Vieweg in 1833.
Original theatrical release poster by John Alvin
A projecting praxinoscope, from 1882, here shown superimposing an animated figure on a separately projected background scene
Georges de La Tour's 1640 painting Magdalene with the Smoking Flame is shown in the film.
Fantasmagorie (1908) by Émile Cohl
Ariel meet-and-greet character at Disneyland Paris
Italian-Argentine cartoonist Quirino Cristiani showing the cut and articulated figure of his satirical character El Peludo (based on President Yrigoyen) patented in 1916 for the realization of his films, including the world's first animated feature film El Apóstol.
The original animation building at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, which they fully moved into in 1940
An example of traditional animation, a horse animated by rotoscoping from Eadweard Muybridge's 19th-century photos.
Walt (right) dressed as a gaucho next to Donald Duck on the companies' goodwill trip to South America in Argentina
A clay animation scene from a Finnish television commercial
Walt (center) showing the plans of Disneyland to officials from Orange County in December 1954
A 2D animation of two circles joined by a chain
Walt Disney at the grand opening of Disneyland on July 17, 1955
World of Color hydrotechnics at Disney California Adventure creates the illusion of motion using 1,200 fountains with high-definition projections on mist screens.
The Sherman Brothers, who composed many of the Disney songs throughout the 1960s, in 2002
Walt, then Florida Governor Hayden Burns, and Roy announcing the plans for Disney World
A view of downtown Celebration, Florida, a community that was planned by the Walt Disney Company.
The Disney Magic of the Disney Cruise Line at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Team Disney Burbank, which houses the offices of Disney's CEO and several other senior corporate officials
The entrance to the Fox Studios lot.
Parade route in Tokyo Disneyland during COVID-19 pandemic in Japan.
20th Century Studios, a subsidiary of Disney
Michael Eisner replaced Ron Miller as CEO and made Disney into a major film studio again.
Searchlight Pictures, a subsidiary of Disney
Disney's video streaming subscription service Disney+ was launched in 2019, which has a total of over 135 million subscriptions as of June 2022.

The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

- The Little Mermaid (1989 film)

Early on, the company established itself as a leader in the American animation industry, with the creation of the widely popular character Mickey Mouse, the company's mascot, and the start of animated films.

- The Walt Disney Company

Electronic automata were popularized by Disney as animatronics.

- Animation

Fully animated films can be made in a variety of styles, from more realistically animated works like those produced by the Walt Disney studio (The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King) to the more 'cartoon' styles of the Warner Bros. animation studio.

- Animation

In a then-atypical and controversial move for a new Disney animated film, The Little Mermaid was released as part of the Walt Disney Classics line of VHS, LaserDisc, Betamax and Video 8 home video releases on May 18, 1990, six months after the release of the film.

- The Little Mermaid (1989 film)

On November 17, 1989, The Little Mermaid was released and is considered to be the start of the Disney Renaissance, a period in which the company released successful and critically acclaimed animated films.

- The Walt Disney Company
Nr. 10 in the reworked second series of Stampfer's stroboscopic discs published by Trentsensky & Vieweg in 1833.

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Theatrical release poster by John Alvin

Beauty and the Beast (1991 film)

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Theatrical release poster by John Alvin
Upon seeing the initial storyboard reels in 1989, Walt Disney Studios chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg ordered that the film be scrapped and started over from scratch.
A frame from the "Beauty and the Beast" ballroom dance sequence. The background was animated using computer generated imagery which, when the traditionally animated characters are composited against it using Pixar's CAPS system, gives the illusion of a dollying film camera.

Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

Following the success of The Little Mermaid (1989), Walt Disney Pictures decided to adapt the fairy tale, which Richard Purdum originally conceived as a non-musical period drama.

In a first-time accomplishment for The Walt Disney Company, an unfinished version of Beauty and the Beast was shown at the New York Film Festival on September 29, 1991.

Theatrical release poster by John Alvin

The Lion King

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Theatrical release poster by John Alvin
A promotional image of the characters from the film. From left to right: Shenzi, Scar, Ed, Banzai, Rafiki, Young Simba, Mufasa, Young Nala, Sarabi, Zazu, Sarafina, Timon, and Pumbaa.
Screenshot from an early presentation reel of The Lion King that shows a white lion cub and a butterfly.
The alleged "SEX" frame.

The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical drama film directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff (in their feature directorial debuts); produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

The Lion King was first released on VHS and LaserDisc in the United States on March 3, 1995, under Disney's "Masterpiece Collection" video series.

The successful 3D re-release of The Lion King made Disney and Pixar plan 3D theatrical re-releases of Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo (2003), Monsters, Inc. (2001), and The Little Mermaid (1989) during 2012 and 2013.