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10 Embarrassing Secrets That Walt Disney Has Been Hiding From The World

All famous things come with secrets. Disney is certainly no exception. Walt Disney faced several such situations where he surely would have been very uncomfortable if the following stories were out in public.

 

 

10 Embarrassing Secrets That Walt Disney Has Been Hiding From The World

10 Embarrassing Secrets That Walt Disney Has Been Hiding From The World

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Every one has their Secrets.

Every one has their Secrets.

1. Disney's animators went on strike because of low pay.

1. Disney’s animators went on strike because of low pay.

Negotiation had to be carried out by Federal Mediators when the 1,293 animators working for Walt Disney at low pay and no credit went on strike forcing a nine weeks stop of work.

2. Walt Disney offered Hitler's propagandist a studio tour.

2. Walt Disney offered Hitler’s propagandist a studio tour.

Leni Riefenstahl became a successful name by directing propaganda films for the Nazis. On promotional tour in 1938 for movie Olympia, about the '36 Olympics in Berlin, Riefenstahl was asked by Walt Disney to visit his animation studio.

3. The Pinocchio premiere turned into a drunken debacle

3. The Pinocchio premiere turned into a drunken debacle

Walt Disney employed 11 actors to wear Pinocchio style clothing and entertain the crowd at the film's premiere – but the booze served was too inexpensive for the drunken Pinocchios who had to be escorted off by the police, who gave them pillowcases to hide their nasty bits.

4. The two centaurs were missing from Fantasia

4. The two centaurs were missing from Fantasia

The two black centaurs, Sunflower and Otika were cut out from the future releases of the movie citing the reason that their main purpose in the film was to wash and dress the white centaurs.

5. The crows in Dumbo have a racist link

5. The crows in Dumbo have a racist link

They've been counted as racists symbolizing African Americans. One was even named Jim – as in Jim Crow.

6. Again, the video Song of the South was found racist

6. Again, the video Song of the South was found racist

Disney's "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" song of the 1946 movie Song of the South, which had African American folktales animated. The movie was again under strong criticism for its racial stereotypes and was never released completely.

7. Use of an actual human skull in the Pirates of the Caribbean ride

7. Use of an actual human skull in the Pirates of the Caribbean ride

Unknown it is to everyone, the story behind this picture but it looks like a pirate for sure.

8. The author of Mary Poppins hated its film adaptation

8. The author of Mary Poppins hated its film adaptation

It made P.L. Travers uncomfortable to see the dancing animated penguins and also the editing done by Disney. During the 1964 premiere, she couldn't stop herself from weeping.

9. The ugly prank.

9. The ugly prank.

When the movie, The Rescuers came out in 1977, people couldn't believe their eyes when they saw two busty women's pictures in between the rats' tail . The company recalled all 3 million VHS copies of the movie in 1999.

10. A penis was seen on The Little Mermaid poster

10. A penis was seen on The Little Mermaid poster

The formation of that water spit is a bit questionable. What was an accident received enough rage from the viewers.

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