It is well known that Lewis Carroll, based his classic 'Alice In Wonderland on a girl in real life, Her name was Alice Widell and it has been suggested that the girl in Sir Walt Disney's movie adaptation, bore little or no resemblance to her..
However, when it came to the movie adaptation, Sir Walt, ensured that the animations to appear life-like. So actors were hired to do the voice overs and mimic the actions, so that artists could recreate more precise animated images.
Back in the day, there were no elaborate sets and technology has advanced considerably. However, this Iconic film will remain forever in our hearts.
After her success with Alice, she was also hired as the voice and model for the character of 'Wendy Darling' from Peter Pan
. Back in the day, before elaborate sets,Disney animated artists were thought to be more inspired when the actors were in full costume