Mary Blair Versions of Classic Disney Character Possibly Coming to ‘it’s a small world’

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    A rumor has resurfaced that the Mary Blair Stylized versions of classic Disney characters may be added to ‘it’s a small world’ in Florida as they were in California.

    The timing would have these characters added prior to the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World (October 1, 2021).

    RUMOR TIMELINE

    August 21, 2019: WDWMagic.com user marni1971 reported that additional attractions are also expected to receive updates prior to the 50th Anniversary:

    • Mickey’s PhilharMagic
    • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room
    • Country Bear Jamboree
    • Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress
    • Astro Orbiter
    • “it’s a small world”
    • Swiss Family Treehouse

    August 5, 2019: WDWNT.com is reporting that Disney will be adding the Mary Blair stylized versions of Disney characters to it’s a small world. This would be similar to the Disneyland version of the attraction.

    March 18, 2017: WDWMagic.com user WDW1974 is reporting that for the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World, Disney is looking to add 50 “Magical Enhancements” for the 50th Anniversary. The 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World is October 1, 2021 and one of the rumored enhancements was the Mary Blair stylized versions of classic Disney characters would be added to “it’s a small world” as they were in the Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland versions of the attraction.

    October 4, 2013: Cory Disbrow of MiceChat.com has posted a rumor that the Mary Blair Stylized versions of classic Disney characters may be added to ‘it’s a small world’ in Florida as they were in California.

    February 6, 2009: Disneyland’s version of “it’s a small world” officially re-opened from a 10 month refurbishment with 38 Mary Blair stylized versions of classic Disney characters integrated into the attraction.

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