Monthly Archives: January 2012

CD Review: Music of Disney – Legacy in Song

This set features music from Disney milestones such as “Turkey in the Straw” from “Steamboat Willie”, and “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?” from “Three Little Pigs” to “Beauty and the Beast”, with animated movies, shorts, TV shows, live … Continue reading

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Disneyland Monorail Watch in Original Box and Case

Please stand clear of the doors From the Highway in the Sky to the watch on your wrist, along comes a once-in-a-lifetime find! I love it when something like this pops up when I’m not expecting it. I was at … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Wonderful World Metal Lunch Box

Who doesn’t love the metal lunchboxes (with thermos) from the 1980’s? They usually feature wonderful graphics depicting classic characters (not just Disney!) enjoying some sort of fun or mischief. This example shows our favorite Disney characters enjoying some classic rides … Continue reading

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Figment Journeys into Space beyond Imagination

Just a quick post to share a Park Starz Vinylmation featuring Figment: This Figment is from Park Series 7, representing Figment in his space suit from Journey Into Imagination. And he has his tail painted on: By artist Thomas Scott. … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse/Brave Little Tailor MUSICAL FIGURINES

GUEST BLOGGER: NICK MAGLIO My favorite Mickey Mouse cartoon is “The Brave Little Tailor”. Released in 1938, this was one of the last of the old, and in my opinion, best, Mickey cartoons, before his retooling for “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”. … Continue reading

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100 Years of Magic in Glass from McDonald’s

In 2001-2002, Disney celebrated what would have been Walt Disney’s 100th birthday with the 100 Years of Magic Celebration. McDonald’s released this glassy, er, classy, set of glasses. Each of the four glasses featured a park icon, with movie and … Continue reading

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Lion King Buttons from the Disney Store

Back before the pin collecting craze, there were buttons. At the Disney Store there are often buttons given away to promote movies and introduce guests to new characters. There was a little movie called “The Lion King” that was released … Continue reading

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