Blowing the Pixie Dust Off Disney’s Archives


For the last 50 years, inside an unmarked warehouse here, a historic movie prop has rested in a deep, deep sleep. Last month a Walt Disney Company archivist awakened it.

Wearing white gloves, Becky Cline, manager of the sprawling repository, gently opened a crate containing the giant bejeweled storybook used for the opening scene of “Sleeping Beauty,” the animated classic from 1959. “We have to be really, really careful with this,” Ms. Cline said, almost in a whisper.

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