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It’s a Small World Movie in Development

It’s a Small World Movie in Development


If it’s a Disney World attraction, then it’s fair game for the big screen! Movie bosses at Disney have tapped filmmaker Jon Turteltaub to develop a film based on theme park attraction It’s A Small World.

The well-known musical boat ride and accompanying tune have been staples at Disney theme parks for nearly 50 years and now studio executives are keen to turn the attraction into a potential movie franchise, according to

It’s a Small World was originally created in 1964 for the New York World’s Fair.

It’s the latest Disney theme park attraction to be considered for the big screen – the Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion rides have been turned into movies, as has musical revue The Country Bears.

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  1. The Magic Kingdom is now even more magical — just in time for the annual onslaught of families migrating south for the winter break. I have been to D23 in Anahiem twice but never to a Destination-D event. Wondering where in WDW the event will take place.


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