The holidays are a very special time of year and the winter edition of Disney twenty-three provides an inside look at two upcoming holiday releases from the Walt Disney Studios; The Princess and the Frog and Disney’s A Christmas Carol. “The Princess and the Frog” is Disney’s stunning return to 2D animation starring Princess Tiana who graces the cover of the issue. Filmmakers Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke and actor Bob Hoskins, aka Mr. Fezziwig himself, take Disney twenty-three inside the high-tech world of Disney’s A Christmas Carol.
Additional features include:
Dream Boat — The Disney Cruise Line expands its fleet as Disney Dream is set to sail in early 2011. Disney twenty-three takes a colorful tour aboard this luxurious liner.
Zorro Rides Again — The Masked Avenger carves out his place in American TV history.
Prepping a Christmas Classic — Walt Disney Animation Studios teams up with ABC to reveal the never-before-told tale of an elite group of elves who make Santa’s job possible. It all happens in Prep & Landing, that rare holiday special that’s destined to become a small-screen classic.
Two Decades of Love at First Sight — In honor of The Little Mermaid’s 20th anniversary, Disney twenty-three turns to the film’s directors and composer to explain how this magical work of art became part of our world.
Exploring New Lands — From the Old West to a toy-lover’s paradise to a mythical jungle, Imagineer Joe Lanzisero unveils secrets of the Hong Kong Disneyland expansion.
D Society — Relive the magic and fun of the first-ever D23 Expo!
You can read these stories and much more in the winter issue of Disney twenty-three, available to D23 members and at Barnes & Noble booksellers, all domestic Disney Stores, Disneyshopping.com and at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.