Prop Culture

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

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“Prop Culture” is a documentary series that premiered on Disney+ in May 2020. The show is hosted by film historian and collector Dan Lanigan. In each episode, Lanigan embarks on a nostalgic and insightful journey to reunite iconic movie props with the filmmakers, actors, and crew members who were involved in creating the beloved films.

The series delves into the history and behind-the-scenes stories of various classic Disney films and other iconic movies from different studios. Throughout the episodes, Lanigan travels to different locations, including studios, archives, and private collections, to track down and explore the original props used in the films.

The show provides a unique and intimate look at the filmmaking process, showcasing the importance of these iconic props in shaping the stories and characters that have captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Viewers get to see firsthand how these artifacts played a significant role in bringing the movies to life and creating lasting cultural impact.

“Prop Culture” is a celebration of cinematic history and the dedication of filmmakers and artists who have contributed to creating memorable and timeless movies. The series caters to both movie enthusiasts and Disney fans, offering an immersive and nostalgic experience while highlighting the craftsmanship and artistry behind some of the most beloved films in cinematic history.

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Craig Smith
I am founder and editor of My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other site isDMR.