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TMSM Mythbusters: Walt Myths

The goal of this blog series is to factually prove or disprove rumors and myths in the Disney-verse. Tonight in honor of PBS’s Walt Disney: American Experience special we wanted to revisit some Walt Myths.   Walt’s Body After he Died “Is Walt is cryogenically frozen?” Addie Clark of the Nation also mentioned this myth “When I was a child, we were walking by one of the entrances to the tunnels Continue Reading

D23 Celebrates Disneyland Resort

D23 Celebrates Disneyland Resort 1 From Jeffrey Epstein, Manager, Marketing and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. The new issue of Disney twenty-three is a love letter to Walt Disney’s original theme park with more than 40 pages of photographs, artwork and stories that span from the inception of Disneyland to the excitement of theDisneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. D23, Disney’s Official Fan Club, takes readers on a fabulous and fascinating Continue Reading

Sixty Years of Innovation: Disneyland, Walt Disney’s Original Magic Kingdom

Sixty Years of Innovation: Disneyland, Walt Disney’s Original Magic Kingdom 2 From our friend, Erin Glover, Social Media Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. As we count down the weeks to the beginning of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration on May 22, it’s a perfect time to take a look back at some of the innovations that the Happiest Place on Earth has seen throughout its first sixty years. Let’s start with the biggest innovation of all – Disneyland i Continue Reading

Building the Dream: The Making of Disneyland Park – Main Street, U.S.A.

Building the Dream: The Making of Disneyland Park – Main Street, U.S.A. 3 From George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Today we’re looking down Main Street, U.S.A., as work continues on bringing Walt’s dream of Disneyland to life. I’ve always had such admiration for the people who literally put hammer to nail to build the park. Looking at these photos, I can’t help but wonder what their stories were and what pride they m Continue Reading

TMSM Mythbusters: Walt Myths

TMSM Mythbusters: Walt Myths 4 The goal of this blog series is to factually prove or disprove rumors and myths in the Disney-verse. Tonight on TMSM Mythbusters we’re taking on some reader suggestions! Walt’s Body After he Died “Is Walt is cryogenically frozen?” Addie Clark of the Nation also mentioned this myth “When I was a child, we were walking by one of the entrances to the tunnels under MK and my brother tried to convince me W Continue Reading

Disney Partners For Life

Disney Partners For Life 5 I saw something the other day on the Disney Parks blog about sidekicks.  Now I don’t want to talk about sidekicks, but rather partners. Let me clarify, I’m not talking about their boyfriends/girlfriends/spouses.  That is a whole other category.  I’m talking about the partners that either got them in trouble or help them get out of it.  Picked them up when the chips were down or cheered them on Continue Reading

Behind The Camera…Early Days Of Disney Animation

I’m a big fan of how things are made in Hollywood.  I love to see and learn how they did things in creating film. The things they did before CGI are amazing.  Walt was a pioneer in this industry.  He did things with the cameras that no one else had even dreamed of.  When he worked for the Kansas City Film Ad Company, Walt and Ub Iwerks borrowed a camera from the owner of the company.  The two men experim Continue Reading

TMSM Mythbusters: Walt Myths

TMSM Mythbusters: Walt Myths 6 The goal of this blog series is to factually prove or disprove rumors and myths in the Disney-verse. Tonight on TMSM Mythbusters we’re taking on some reader suggestions! Walt’s Body After he Died Michael Nelson from the nation asked “Is Walt is cryogenically frozen?” Addie Clark of the Nation also mentioned this myth “When I was a child, we were walking by one of the entrances to the Continue Reading

Seasons Greetings From The Walt Disney Company

Seasons Greetings From The Walt Disney Company 7 Over the years, i’ve seen many pictures of the different Christmas cards send out by the Disney company, dating all the way back to Walt and Roy’s early years.  I’ve always loved seeing these pictures and I know a lot of the Disney fans feel the same way.  The Disney Insider released this blog with some of the images from the different years. If you’re anything like us, you’re just flat out Continue Reading

Hurry, Hurry to Tiki Room!

Hurry, Hurry to Tiki Room! 8 The Disney Insider put out this blog about the Tiki Room and I wanted to share it with you.  The Tiki Room is still one of the most loved attractions.  The nostalgia alone to me is great.  I remember going to this with my dad when I was a young kid and the memories it brings back are priceless. Aloha! Did you know that the Tiki Room recently celebrated its 51st anniversary? A lot has changed sinceWalt Disney Continue Reading

Disney Legend Rolly Crump Looks Back on Creation of ‘it’s a small world’

Disney Legend Rolly Crump Looks Back on Creation of ‘it’s a small world’ 9 From our friends at the Disney Parks Blog.  Disney Legend Rolly Crump has very fond memories of being one of the Imagineers who helped create “it’s a small world.” In fact, he was there from day one, when Walt Disney came up with the idea. I hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane and vintage footage from our archives. Be sure to join in the 50th anniversary celebration of “it’s a small world” by Continue Reading