FEATURING RARELY SEEN
CONCEPT ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE FAIR,
AS WELL AS EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH CHRIS EVANS, TINA FEY, AND THE MUPPETS
Plus, D23.com online exclusives include extended
celebrity interviews and additional stories, artwork, and photography from the
BURBANK, Calif. - FEBRUARY 13, 2014 - The 1964-65 World's Fair in New York celebrated a time of optimism, growth, and progress.
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club captures all
the excitement of this epic event in the Spring issue of its publication, Disney twenty-three. The Fair, which is
celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, marked the creation of landmark
Disney technology, music, and attractions including it's a small world, Audio-Animatronics®
technology, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, and the Carousel
of Progress-with its memorable theme song "There's a Great Big Beautiful
Tomorrow." Disney twenty-three sat
down with several Disney Legends responsible for these iconic landmarks
including Marty Sklar, Alice Davis, and Bob Gurr. Stunning concept art and
rarely seen photography from the Fair complement the stories in this issue,
available exclusively to Gold Members of
Disney twenty-three's Spring issue also includes a look ahead
at some of the latest entertainment coming from Disney. Ty Burrell, Tina Fey,
Kermit the Frog, and Miss Piggy give readers a peek "behind the felt" at Muppets Most Wanted,
which opens this March. Chris Evans talks about suiting up once again for
April's Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Plus, Jonathan Freeman discusses taking his characterization of the villainous
Jafar from screen to stage, as Disney Theatrical Productions prepares to open Aladdin on Broadway this March.
Also included in the Spring issue of Disney twenty-three:
All D23 Members are invited to visit
for additional members-only content, including extended
Q&As with Kermit, Fey, Burrell, and the irrepressible Miss Piggy from Muppets Most Wanted.
Other features coming to D23.com
Also in the Spring
issue, D23 Gold Members will receive a reproduction of
the "Souvenir Map and Small World Guide" from the centerfold of the commemorative
it's a small world, guide book.
Disney twenty-three, which is delivered directly to fans'
doorsteps, is offered exclusively to D23 Gold Members as a benefit of their
The name "D23" pays
homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his
fledgling studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first
official club for fans in Disney's nearly 90-year history. D23 gives its
members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in
the middle of the magic through its quarterly publication Disney twenty-three; a rich website at D23.com with
members-only content; member-exclusive discounts and special events for D23
Members throughout the year.
Fans can join D23 at Gold, Silver, and Free Membership levels at D23.com and at www.DisneyStore.com/D23. To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow us
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