Tag Archives: Walt Disney

TMSM Weekly LIVE! Video Intro – You Decide!

TMSM Weekly LIVE! Video Intro - You Decide! 1 If you have watched TMSM Weekly LIVE! over the last couple of weeks, you may have noticed an intro video we created inspired by the Marvel Studios Intro.  We have created others inspired by Walt Disney, Pixar and Lucasfilm studios as well.  Now is your chance to vote and tell us which is your favorite. All four videos are below, comment on Facebook and let us know which is your favorite: Inspired by Marvel Studio Continue Reading

Did You Know? Pirates of the Caribbean…

Did You Know? Pirates of the Caribbean... 2 There are so many beloved and iconic attractions in Disney Parks.  From the Haunted Mansion, The Jungle Cruise, “it’s a small world”, and many many others. One of the most loved is Pirates of the Caribbean.  Let’s talk about the swashbuckling attraction a bit.  I won’t go into all the details of the ride but will point out a few things you may not know about the classic attraction. Continue Reading

A Look at the Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour

A Look at the Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour 7 The bronze Partner’s statue of Walt Disney holding Mickey’s hand right smack in the middle of the hub grass is a well known Disney landmark at the Magic Kingdom. Walt’s image stands stoic with his open hand extended in the air as if conjuring some kind of magic down Main Street giving the impression that this visionary’s work is just beginning. You can almost hear him whisper “Picture this Mickey Continue Reading

From Rags to Royalty – Life Lessons from Cinderella

From Rags to Royalty – Life Lessons from Cinderella 10 Happy Thursday Main Streeters! With one Dapper Day in the books for Disneyland and another coming up at Walt Disney World, what better way to commemorate the festivities of dressing in your most spectacular attire than to flash back to the fifties and rediscover the original rags to royalty story of Cinderella. If you aren’t familiar with the phenomenon of Dapper Days that has swept through Disney Parks worldwide Continue Reading

Unlocking the Vault

Unlocking the Vault 15 Happy Thursday Main Streeters! This week, I’m back with another historical look at Walt’s brilliant technicolor world. Typically, my movie analysis dives deep into some of the lessons Walt meant to impart on his audiences. As I have researched the early years of Walt Disney Studios, some of the movies released didn’t exactly pull at the heartstrings and leave you with a sense of deeper significance, or valuab Continue Reading

How Walt Disney Changed Views of The World

How Walt Disney Changed Views of The World 19 Happy Thursday Main Streeters. This week my series on life lessons from Disney movies deviates a bit but follows suit with a look at the next film released by Walt Disney called ‘Saludos Amigos’ (Spanish for Hello Friends). If you’re a Disney history buff, you are going to love this week’s blog. If you’ve never heard of the film, I hope you get a chance to check it out. Fair warning, you have got to dig r Continue Reading

In Celebration Of Mickey’s 90th Birthday, The D23 Gold Member Gift

In Celebration Of Mickey's 90th Birthday, The D23 Gold Member Gift 21 This year, Disney is celebrating the 90th birthday of the one and only,  Mickey Mouse.  In honor of his birthday, D23 along with the Walt Disney Archive has created a special gift for their Gold members to enjoy.  This box, “Walt Disney’ Mickey Mouse” is just amazing for any Mickey or Disney collector.  The box contains 23 (D23 – 23 see how they did that?) meticulously reproduced items t Continue Reading

Happy Birthday To Walter Elias Disney

Happy Birthday To Walter Elias Disney 31 Happy Birthday Walt! Being that today we have been celebrating the birth of Walter Elias Disney, I wanted to write something more personal and meaningful. It’s no secret that Walt Disney is a hero of mine, as I’m sure he is for many who read this.  I started to think, why exactly is he my hero? What thing did Walt do specifically that made me think of him in this regard?  I mean, Walt accomplished so Continue Reading

TMSM Mythbusters: Walter Elias Disney Quote Myths

TMSM Mythbusters: Walter Elias Disney Quote Myths 33 The goal of this blog series is to factually prove or disprove rumors and myths in the Disney-verse. Tonight on TMSM Mythbusters we are tackling some Walter Elias Disney Quote myths! Misquoted Walt? Many Disney fans know the quote “If You Can Dream It, Then You Can Do It” this quote has become a great Urban Legend within itself. Many of us believe this was written by Walt, but in fact it WASN’T! D23.com Continue Reading

Original Disneyland Map Going Up For Auction

Original Disneyland Map Going Up For Auction 38 From magnets to popcorn buckets to postcards and park maps, we all look for pieces of Disney to take home with us after a wonderful vacation. Now, a hand-drawn map of Disneyland done by Walt himself could be yours. Well, if you have an extra $1 million laying around that is. Check out the story behind the map provided by WTVR.com. A rediscovered hand-drawn map of Disneyland, co-created by Walt Disney himself when Continue Reading

On This Day In 1966 We Lost Walter Elias Disney

On This Day In 1966 We Lost Walter Elias Disney 40 It was 50 years ago today, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank, California, the world lost Walter Elias Disney. He was getting ready to undergo surgery to repair an old neck injury.  While going through testing, prepping for surgery, the doctors had discovered a tumor on his lung and 5 days later confirmed the tumor was malignant. Walt had been diagnosed with Lung Cancer. The doctors has discovered the cance Continue Reading
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