I Geek Disney: Sleeping Beauty Mickey Ears

August 1st sees the release of Disney’s 16th animated feature, Sleeping Beauty (released on January 29, 1959) in the form of “Mickey Ears”.  The set of Sleeping Beauty figures will be priced at $12.95 each, sold blind boxed so you don’t know who you’ll be getting.  Included in the set are the following characters:

Princess Aurora/Sleeping Beauty

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Voiced by Mary Costa in the movie (for a character whose name appears as the title of the movie, Aurora has only 18 lines of dialogue throughout the film & appears in only 18 minutes of footage)

Prince Philip

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Voiced by Bill Shirley

The Fairy Godmothers – Flora, Fauna, Merryweather

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The best way to tell these three apart are by the colors they wear:

Flora voiced by Verna Felton wears red

Fauna voiced by Barbara Jo Allen wears green

Merryweather voiced by Barbara Luddy wears blue

Owl

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Voiced (uncredited) by Dal McKennon

Maleficent

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Voiced by Eleanor Audley (also supplied the voice of Lady Tremaine in Disney’s 1950 Cinderella)

Maleficent as dragon

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Maleficent’s goon

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Voiced (uncredited) by Bill Amsber, Candy Candido & Pinto Colvig (the first voice of Goofy)

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