On this date in 1951, Disney’s animated Alice in Wonderland has its world premiere in England, at London’s Leicester Square Theatre. It will be released in the U.S. two days later. Based on Lewis Carroll’s books “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking-Glass,” it is the thirteenth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. The film will be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Scoring of a Musical Picture. Attending the premiere is Walt Disney and Kathryn Beaumont, dressed as Alice.