30 facts you most likely never knew…

Hi Pixies!

This is my first time writing on Marigold’s awesome blog 🙂

I found some really interesting facts about Disney Princesses that not even I knew!

1. Anna (Frozen) is the first Disney princess to have a duet with a villain.


2. Belle is the only Disney princess with hazel eyes.

belle disney

3. Even though we know him as Prince Charming, we never actually FIND OUT the real name of the Prince character in Cinderella.


4. The queen in Sleeping Beauty is also never actually given a name. Some people say Leah, but others say Athena.


5. Pocahontas is the only Disney princess with a tattoo.


6. Ariel is the daughter of Triton, who is the son of Poseidon. Poseidon is the brother of Zeus, who is father to Hercules. That would mean Ariel and Hercules are related.


7. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End is estimated to be the most expensive film ever made, with Tangled(!) coming in at number two.


8. Elsa was supposed to be the villain in Frozen, but the producers loved “Let It Go” so much as an empowering anthem that they changed her story line.


9. Beauty and the Beast‘s Gaston is the first male villain to star in a princess-centric Disney film.


10. Tiana (The Princess and the Frog) is the only Disney princess with dimples.

tiana smiling dimples

11. Beauty and the Beast was the first animated film in history to be nominated for a BEST Picture at the Academy Awards.


12. “Part of Your World” was almost cut from The Little Mermaid.


13. Hans from Frozen is the youngest Disney villain at age 23.


14. During the end fight in Beauty and the Beast, Gaston’s original line was “Time to die!” Disney decided this line was too dark for an animated film, so it was changed to “Belle is mine!” But you can still see Gaston’s lips mouth the original line in the film.


15 . Alicia Keys auditioned three times for the role of Tiana in The Princess and the Frog. Beyoncé reportedly refused to audition and expected to just be offered the part.


16. Frozen fans have been debating this since the movie came out: If Olaf had melted for Anna, would that act of true love have saved her?


17. Aurora (Sleeping Beauty) is the princess with the least amount of lines and screen time in a Disney film.


18. Before Meeko, Pocahontas was supposed to have a talking turkey named Redfeather as a sidekick. He was to be voiced by John Candy, but the character was dropped when the writers decided they wanted the animals in the film to be mute.


20. The little piece of hair that constantly falls in Belle’s face is an intentional character detail added so it showed that she wasn’t perfect.


21. Until Merida in Brave, Ariel was the only Disney princess to have siblings.


22. Walt Disney said his FAVORITE piece of animation is Cinderella’s dress transformation.


23. Ariel is the only Disney princess to have a child. Her name is Melody.


24. Alyssa Milano was the inspiration for Ariel’s features.


25. Christian Bale voiced the character of Thomas in Pocahontas.


26. Elsa from Frozen is the only official Disney princess that isn’t a teenager. She’s 21. Snow White is the youngest at only 14 years old.

elsa snow queen

27. These are the only animated Disney movies where the parents are both alive and PRESENT during the film: 101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Mulan, Hercules and Sleeping Beauty.

mulan family

28. A deleted scene from The Little Mermaid revealed that in earlier concepts of the film, Ursula was meant to be Triton’s sister and Ariel’s aunt.


29. Rapunzel has the largest eyes out of all the Disney princesses.


30. Sebastian from The Little Mermaid almost had a British accent.


I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did 🙂

Please comment and tell me the most interesting fact you learnt from this post 😀

Source : http://au.eonline.com/news/589460/53-fascinating-facts-you-probably-didn-t-know-about-disney-films


19 responses to this post.

  1. Such an interesting post, Raindrop! 🙂 I never knew about Gaston saying that!
    Can’t wait to see more posts from you ♥


  2. I didn’t know any of these things. Nice post Raindrop 😉


  3. Posted by sapphireiceflame on October 21, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    nice to meet you raindrop! 🙂


  4. Wow I found these to be really interesting! I have a agree with Walt Disney though – the Cinderella dress transformation is absolutely beautiful ❤
    Can't wait for more!



    • Posted by Raindrop on October 24, 2014 at 5:13 am

      Hi Minerva,
      Thank You 😀
      I also agree, the Cinderella Dress Transformation is beautiful 🙂
      It reminds me of Elsa when she also transforms her dress 😉
      ♥ Raindrop


  5. Posted by Crystal Watershimmer on October 22, 2014 at 6:26 am

    All the facts mentioned by you are great and unknown to me lol. 😛
    Nice and entertaining post, Raindrop.
    Can’t wait to see what you have in store for us next


    • Posted by Raindrop on October 24, 2014 at 5:11 am

      Hi Crystal,
      Thank You 😀
      I also never knew any of these facts until I came across them during my research for my first post. Lucky I found them, they were a big hit for my first post 🙂
      Hopefully I will be showing you how to create edits of your fairy. I have just posted a new post called “Epic Edits: Fashion Fiesta”.
      I hope you like it 🙂
      ♥ Raindrop 😉


      • Posted by Crystal Watershimmer on November 16, 2014 at 1:18 pm

        Raindrop, first of all let me apologise for not replying early. Sorry 😦
        Next, I read all of your Epic Edits’ post. Thank you so much for explaining in a detailed yet easy way. I’m should say I’m like totally impressed 😛
        Your one lucky pixie to find this sort of stuff to post about that too for your first post. Lovely! 😀

        Fly with you later! 🙂


  6. Great Job, Raindrop!
    I loved the fact about the debate on Frozen- would Olaf’s melting have saved Anna? Perhaps.


    • Posted by Raindrop on October 23, 2014 at 5:16 am

      Hi Sarah,
      Thank You 🙂
      That fact also got me thinking ! Anna really did love Olaf 😀
      But I am still happy about the exciting ending to Frozen 😉


      • You are welcome, Raindrop. 🙂
        Hmm…but I doubt if Olaf’s ‘love’ would have saved Anna. It was more of a friendship. I think true love here means familial love, like the one Elsa and Anna had for each other?


        • Posted by Raindrop on October 23, 2014 at 11:56 pm

          True, Olaf has more of a friendship with Anna, rather than love. I agree with you that it was the love that Anna had for Elsa, which made her search and try to convince her sister to return, even though she knew the risks.
          As for Elsa, after she hurt Anna when they were young, Elsa’s love for Anna made her keep her distance to protect Anna.
          I think Disney did a great job for the story-line and production of Frozen. I’d like to see if there is a number two! That would be really interesting 😀

          I would like to ask a question to everyone : Who thought Hans was good at the start? It really came by surprise when I found out he was a villain!
          Disney sure is fond of surprises 😉


  7. Posted by carrie tuliptwist on October 25, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    wow that was a really interesting post and its really nice to meet you Raindrop. At the start before Anna met Kristoff i thought Hans would be good as well 🙂

    Fly with you, Carrie Tuliptwist 🙂


  8. Wow, i never knew some of those facts! o.o
    Also is it true that the latest sequel of Pirates of the Caribean is going to be the most expensive movie ever made? ;o Now, i’m really curious to watch it! 😛 And also because Johny Depp is awesome :3
    Anyways, thank you for this lovely post 😀
    ~Crystal Airshine


  9. Loved it 😀


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