Monthly Archives: July 2012

BOOK REVIEW: Discovering German with Walt Disney

Guest Blogger: Nick Maglio My wife spotted this at “The World’s Largest Garage Sale” at the Allentown Fairgrounds in Allentown, Pennsylvania recently for $3. It was published in 1992 by Harrap. It contains 1000 German words illustrated! It takes classic … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: A Visit to the New York World’s Fair

Fans of all things Disney will no doubt know of the importance of the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair to Disney Theme Parks. It was at this fair, for which Disney created four shows, that the “Audio-Animatronics” and “People Mover” … Continue reading

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D23 Member Exclusive – Patch and Pin

I recently found these items in a drawer while searching for something else. The first item is a Charter Member gift, but I don’t recall at what point I got it. Was it when I first joined or later? I … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Posable Vinyl Doll by Schylling

Guest Blogger: GAYLIN It is a good thing people occasionally buy me presents because I don’t shop much and sometimes Mickeys arrive all nicely wrapped for me! . These two toys are replicas and are quite lovely. I don’t have … Continue reading

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Wall-E at Work from The Disney Store

This action figure of Wall-E comes from The Disney Store: Included is a compacted hunk of trash. Which is fitting, because Wall-E is, after all, a Waste Allocation Load Lifter – Earth Class.   He stands about 4 inches high, … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Club Big Figs

Guest Blogger: Nick Maglio On a trip to Walt Disney World in 2011, my wife and I fell in love with, and bought, these 2 big figs from the Animation Gallery at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. They were released to celebrate … Continue reading

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Simba Vinyl Bank

This Simba Bank, or Simbank, (yes, I JUST came up with that, thank you) I believe was purchased at the Disney Store back when the Lion King came out in 1994. It’s made of a heavy duty plastic. I love … Continue reading

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Hallmark Ornament Premiere Weekend

Guest Blogger: Nick Maglio Readers know I collect Disney, and many may also know I collect ornaments. So, when Hallmark has its Keepsake Ornament Premiere Event each July, I’m at my local store, or stores, at opening, to get some … Continue reading

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Used Walt Disney World Postcards

Having a postcard that is actually written on, telling of someone’s vacation, the weather, and how much fun they are having, is a special treat! The older of the 2 cards featured in this post takes us all the way … Continue reading

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Villainous Disney Vinylmations

Are you a collector of just hero Vinylmations, or is there room in your collection for a few villains? Villains 3 Series offers some unsavory characters you may not be able to say ‘no’ to. To begin, take a look … Continue reading

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