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    The White Witch from "The Chronicles of Narnia" stands seven feet tall.
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    The mountain of Expedition Everest stands at exactly 199 feet tall...because, if it were any higher, it would need a light beacon for pilots, ruining the theming of the structure
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    Seven different video games have been produced based on the movie "Aladdin."
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    Tim Burton received inspiration for "The Nightmare Before Christmas" when he was shopping and saw Halloween decorations being replaced by a Christmas display.
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    Pirates of the Caribbean was originally envisioned as a walk-through wax museum at Disneyland.
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    Typhoon Lagoon's main lagoon features the world's largest artificially created waves.
    There is/was an abandoned wave-making machine off the shore of the polynesian resort. It was taken off line because of the Polynesian beach erosion it ultimately caused.
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    Walt had the originally shot serene sunset giant squid fight scene in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea reshot in a storm after the original appeared too fake because of the visibility of the cams and gears.
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    X. Atencio became a Disney Songwriter only upon Walt's encouragement that he should be.
    As well as Disney Imagineer Blaine Gibson becoming sculptor extraordinaire for the same reason.
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    The name "Simba" is Swahili for Lion
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    After three years on air, Disney Channel became a 24 hour a day network in December 1986
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    A 20-foot fake peach was constructed for the filming of "James and the Giant Peach"
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    The phrase "JIminy Cricket" has been used as an exclamation meaning surprise since 1848
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    A tale similar to Cinderella is known as "Rashin Coatie" in Scotland.
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    In 2006, the two billionth guest to visit any Disney Park was hosted at Disneyland
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    Ursula the sea witch is King Triton's sister and Ariel's aunt

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