Saturday, January 29, 2011

January 29: Once Upon A Dream

Disney's Princess Aurora awoke for the very first time when the animated Sleeping Beauty premiered in California on this day in 1959. Based on a fairy tale by Charles Perrault, Sleeping Beauty was the last fairy tale produced by Disney until 1989's The Little Mermaid.

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1 comment:

A Snow White Sanctum said...

Love this film. The look, the music, the story. I don't think that 1959 audience was quite ready for such a masterpiece as this. But looking back, there's no doubt about of the best!