Category Archives: Movies

Found Disney: The REAL Herbie the Love Bug

Ever have a celebrity sighting? Well, I just had one today! I saw the REAL Herbie the Love Bug in my local food supermarket. I live for these moments when I find Disney in the wild: Not only is this … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The 1924 Silent Film Peter Pan

In 1924, a 23-year old Walt Disney was captivated by a silent film entitled Peter Pan. It was an adaption of a stage play written by the original author of the story, Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. It would … Continue reading

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Disney Movie Club Promotional Stickers

Do you remember when you used to get an advertising packet in the mail from the Disney Movie Club? They were always trying to get you to buy into their monthly movie (ahem) scam for pennies on the dollar and … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Pinocchio Picture Disc Record

Pinocchio was produced in 1940 by Walt Disney Productions and was based on the 1883 Italian children’s novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. It was the 2nd animated feature film to be released by Walt and his team. Initially, Pinocchio was not a box-office success. That’s not to … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Presents The Story of Robin Hood LP Record

When we think of Robin Hood, our minds automatically go to the Errol Flynn version from 1938. But this version, The Story of Robin Hood as presented by Walt Disney, is from 1952. This LP Record is from an even … Continue reading

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Live-Action JUNGLE CRUISE Movie Review and Funko POP! Figurine

Can you smell what Dwayne Johnson is starring in now? Probably, because it takes place in the deep jungle, and they don’t have indoor plumbing there… so, no showers. Just a thousand mile long bath. It’s the river. Just the … Continue reading

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Disney’s The Black Hole Illustrated Adaption

Merchandise tie-ins are a given today but we may not realize just how far back they go. Walt Disney especially liked to release promotional ephemera and toys to push whatever movie he was releasing at a given time. Walt is … Continue reading

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Finding Nemo Fun Shapes Stamps

By now, we’ve all found Nemo. But back in 2003 the whole world was still looking! Today Marlin and Nemo, Dory and the rest of the fishy school are all a part of the Disney/Pixar family, and near and dear … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Presents ‘The Story of Treasure Island’ Record

“Ahoy, me hearties!” And with that salutation, we are off and running (away from pirates) with our look at Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island (1883). This adventure novel tells the tale of buccaneers and buried gold, friendship and betrayal. Its influence … Continue reading

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Hayley Mills ‘That Darn Cat’ Cut Out Doll and Wardrobe

The year is 1965. Two momentous events happen to make the world a better place: I am born. And Hayley Mills stars in That Darn Cat. The rest of the year isn’t much to write home about! I can’t imagine … Continue reading

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