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It Happens I Have a Picture is a deleted song from the 1959 Disney animated feature film, Sleeping Beauty.

Background

The song was originally going to follow the opening number "Holiday" (another deleted song) but for the final cut, both versions ended up getting deleted. Although a demo version of the song was recorded, this version was not unearthed as it was considered lost. However, the original audition recordings from 1952 have survived with a version performed by Hans Conried as King Stefan, Bill Thompson as King Hubert, and Bill Scott as Lord Duke. For the final cut, as Thompson was finalized as Hubert, Conried replaced Scott for the role of Duke when Taylor Holmes was casted as Stefan for his last film role. The song ended up in the 2008 Platinum Edition of Sleeping Beauty where two versions of the songs are included: one which a modern recording, which is about King Stefan and King Hubert singing about their virtues of their children while another one, which is the original version was included using the same lyrics as the previous version, albeit spoken instead of sung.[1]

The song was later included in The Legacy Collection: Sleeping Beauty featuring two versions of the song, consisting of the demo auditions recorded by Bill Thompson, Hans Conried, and Bill Scott themselves as well as the newly-recorded version performed by Randy Crenshaw.

Lyrics

Hubert:
Now it happens I have a picture
Of my son at the age of two
I don't like to boast,
But yet he's the most
Remarkable boy I ever knew

Stefan:
It happens I have a picture
Of my daughter who's three days old
I won't tell you lies
Just look at those eyes
Did you ever see hair so gold?

Hubert:
Did I tell you what he said?
The funniest thing I ever heard

Stefan:
Did I tell you what she did?
Well, it's too, too, too absurd!

Both:
She's really the living picture
Of my wife as you plainly see
Though most people say,
That day after day
She's the picture of me!

References

  1. "It Happens I Have a Picture" Deleted Song (Sleeping Beauty Platinum Edition - DVD (Disc 2); 2008)


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Media
Films: Sleeping Beauty (Video/Soundtrack/The Legacy Collection) • Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your DreamsMaleficent (Video/Soundtrack) • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Video/Soundtrack)

Television: House of MouseOnce Upon a TimeOnce Upon a Time in WonderlandSofia the First
Video Games: Kingdom Hearts: Birth by SleepDisney InfinityMaleficent Free FallDisney Infinity: 2.0 EditionDisney Heroes: Battle Mode
Books: My Side of the Story: Sleeping Beauty/MaleficentThe Curse of Maleficent: The Tale of a Sleeping BeautyOnce Upon a Dream: From Perrault's Sleeping Beauty to Disney's MaleficentMistress of All Evil: A Tale of the Dark FairyDisney Princess Beginnings

Disney Parks
Castle of Magical DreamsCinderella Castle Mystery TourClub VillainDisney Animation BuildingKing Arthur CarrouselLe Château de la Belle au Bois DormantLa Tanière du DragonPrincess PavilionSleeping Beauty CastleSorcerers of the Magic KingdomMidship Detective AgencySleeping Beauty Castle WalkthroughDisney Heroes: Battle Mode

Entertainment: "A Whole New World" A Magical Disney SongbookAnimagiqueCinderellabration: Lights of RomanceDisney's BelieveFantasmic!Feel the MagicMickey's Gift of DreamsMickey's Magical CelebrationOnce Upon a MouseOne Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On!Soryo KobuThe Golden MickeysThe Starlit Princess WaltzVillains Tonight!
Restaurants: King Stefan's Banquet Hall
Parade: Disney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney's FantillusionDisney's Party ExpressDisney Carnivale ParadeDisney on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeDreaming Up!Festival of Fantasy ParadeFlights of Fantasy ParadeHappiness is Here ParadeJubilation!Magic HappensMain Street Electrical ParadeMickey's Rainy Day ExpressMickey's Soundsational ParadeSpectroMagicThe Wonderful World of Disney Parade
Firework: Celebrate! Tokyo DisneylandDisney Dreams!Magic, Music and MayhemMagicalMomentousWishesWonderful World of Animation
Spring: Disney Pirate or Princess: Make Your Choice
Summer: Club Mouse BeatMickey's WaterWorks
Halloween: Celebrate the MagicDisney's Maleficious Halloween PartyFrightfully Fun ParadeHappy HallowishesHocus Pocus Villain SpelltacularInferno Dance PartyIt's Good to be Bad with the Disney VillainsJack Skellington’s Villainous GatheringKooky Spooky Halloween NightRe-Villains! Halloween ParadeThe Disney Villains Halloween ShowtimeThe Villains WorldVillains GroveVillains Mix and MingleVillains Night Out!World of Color: Villainous!
Christmas: Royal Christmas BallRoyal Christmas Wishes

Characters
Sleeping Beauty: AuroraPrince PhillipFlora, Fauna, and MerryweatherMaleficentDiabloKing StefanQueen LeahKing HubertForest AnimalsSamsonGoonsLord DukeMinstrel

Maleficent: Forest ArmyKing HenryKing Henry's ArmyFairies
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil: Queen IngrithConallBorraGerdaDark FeyLickspittle
Deleted Characters: Vulture

Objects
Spinning WheelMaleficent's Staff
Locations
King Stefan's CastleForbidden MountainAurora's CottageForestMoorsUlsteadCavernous Nest
Songs
Sleeping Beauty: Hail to the Princess AuroraThe Gifts of Beauty and SongI WonderOnce Upon a DreamSkumpsSleeping Beauty

Deleted Songs: Sing a Smiling SongIt Happens I Have a PictureRiddle DiddleGo to SleepEvil - Evil
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil: You Can't Stop The Girl

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