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FILE - This Nov. 15, 2013 file photo released by Disney shows unidentified Epcot guests meeting Disney characters Anna, left, and her sister Elsa from the animated film "Frozen" at the Norway Pavilion at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Disney, Gene Duncan)

Families in a frenzy over Disney's 'Frozen'

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In this May 31, 2014 photo made available by Kristin Calder, shows her daughter Caroline Calder at her seventh birthday party themed after the Disney movie "Frozen," in Boca Raton, Fla. (AP Photo/Kristin Calder)

– There’s a frenzy for all things “Frozen.”

The Disney movie “Frozen” is not only a box-office hit, but its popularity has led to sold-out merchandise and long lines that stretch for hours at Disney parks to meet with characters Anna and Elsa.

Families are booking trips to Norway to see the landscape that inspired settings in the animated film. Parents are booking performers to play Anna and Elsa at birthday parties.

Some kids who love the film reportedly watch the DVD or listen to the soundtrack daily. And Disney stores are holding lotteries for a chance to buy “Frozen” merchandise because it sells out so fast. Disney CEO Bob Iger (eye-ger) says “Frozen” merchandise accounted for nine out of 10 of the bestselling items in Disney stores.

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