It’s Friday and time to take a look at what’s been added onto Disney+ today and the main new release is a documentary about Walt Disney.

Here’s the rundown:

Christmas with Walt Disney

Walt Disney’s Christmases past are remembered in this special holiday screening that includes Walt’s “Nutcracker Suite” from Fantasia (1940), Puto’s Christmas Tree (1952), scenes from the television Christmas specials, and rarely seen home movies of Walt at home with his family. See how Walt celebrated this beloved holiday at the Studio, at Disneyland, and at home.

“Christmas With Walt” features home movies of the Disney family at holiday time, along with holiday segments from Walt’s shorts and feature films as Walt’s daughter, Diane, shares her Christmas memories alongside Disney family home movies, holiday segments classic Disney films, and vintage Disneyland footage.

During the end credits for the film, there is a chance to see Christmas cards from the The Walt Disney Studios from Walt’s time. The documentary also features a clips from “One Hour in Wonderland”, “Lady and the Tramp”, “Babes in Toyland”, “Swiss Family Robinson”, and more.

This documentary film was originally created for the Walt Disney Family Museum, which can be found in San Francisco. The film has been shown seasonally at the muesum since 2009. It was directed by Don Hahn, who has worked as a producer on many of Disney’s biggest hits including “Beauty And The Beast”, and “The Lion King”. Recently, he directed the documentary, “Howard”, which took a look at the life of songwriter Howard Ashman, which can be watched on Disney+ now.

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Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Twitter: Facebook:

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