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Aurora – Disney Princesses: Origins

Aurora – Disney Princesses: Origins

Aurora appeared in the 1959 Walt Disney production of Sleeping Beauty. A tale of a young girl cursed upon her sixteenth birthday, only to be awoken by love’s first kiss. Sleeping Beauty flopped in theatres and another Disney fairytale was not created for another 30 years! Where did Walt Disney find inspiration for this tale? Today we look at the original tale told by Brothers Grimm (Little Brier Rose), and Charles Perrault. The Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault and Brothers…

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Cinderella – Disney Princesses: Origins

Cinderella – Disney Princesses: Origins

Our next Disney Princess is Cinderella. The Walt Disney version of Cinderella tells a tale about a girl who is living with her step-mother and her step-sisters. As tradition with most Disney princesses, she is also able to communicate with animals in a unique way. It seems that Cinderella’s only friends are these mice that live in her house. But, how did the Cinderella that we know so well develop from her original tale? Cinderella – Early Tales The story…

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Snow White – Disney Princesses: Origins

Snow White – Disney Princesses: Origins

Disney Princesses are beloved by little girls and boys worldwide. But, how did the stories we know come to be? In this series of Disney Princesses: Origins, we’ll delve into the original backstories and creation of the Walt Disney princesses we know and love. Our first Disney Princess is Snow White, star of the 1937 classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The story of Snow White originated as a fairy tale in Europe, published by the Brothers Grimm in…

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