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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

Winnie the Pooh is a Walt Disney Company franchise built upon the animated, fictional bear who was based on the 1926 book by A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh. In 1961, Walt Disney Productions licensed film and other rights to the characters, stories, and trademarks from The Estate of A. A. Milne and Stephen Slesinger, the book's illustrator. Disney made a series of cartoon films and television shows about the lovable bear. The Disney Animations were based on several of the original stories and the distinctive images made popular by A.A. Milne's and his illustrator, Stephen Slesinger. Today, Winnie the Pooh is known around the world.

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Read more about Winnie the Pooh at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

'The Meg' eyes a modest U.S. opening. Disney's 'Christopher Robin' denied Chinese release
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-08-08 12:00:00
China will welcome a giant prehistoric shark into its theaters this weekend — but not a beloved teddy bear named Winnie the Pooh. Warner Bros.’s “The Meg,” about an ancient predator that rises from the deep to terrorize humanity, is the latest Hollywood offering to bet on audience’s fascination...

Classic Hollywood: For 30 years, Jim Cummings has brought Winnie the Pooh to life
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-08-07 10:00:00
Like many baby boomers, Jim Cummings grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons. Which led the Youngstown, Ohio, native to decide at an early age that he wanted to become a voiceover actor. But his initial audience in grade school wasn’t happy with his early career choice. “I was the guy ...

Christopher Robin: Winnie the Pooh film is banned in China
BBC Entertainment, 2018-08-06 12:37:34
The bear has become a symbol of political resistance in the country after comparisons with President Xi.

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