Category Archives: Reviews

Alice in Wonderland Doorknob Installation Instructions

The Doorknob is a character specifically created for Disney’s 1951 film Alice in Wonderland. He lives at the end of the Rabbit Hole and is the main entrance to Wonderland. Now you too can get his help to gain entrance into whatever Wonderland awaits behind any … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE LADY IN RED by Jean Beatens

Publisher: One Thousand Trees / M & T Printing Group Year: 2021 Pages: 78 Type: Softcover ISBN: 978-1-988215-99-0 “The Lady in Red… to my husband is wed.” – from The Lady in Red And who is this Lady in Red, you well ask? A look … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Walt Disney – His Life in Pictures

Publisher: Disney Press Year: 2009 Pages: 66 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4231-2105-3 “We wanted to keep him to ourselves.” – Diane Disney Miller Wouldn’t you? Thankfully for the world at large Walt Disney’s children didn’t get their wish! The man, husband, and father was shared and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Retro Housewife – A Salute

Publisher: Collectors Press Year: 2004 Pages: 130 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-888054-92-1 “A Rose-tinted look back“ Is June Cleaver your idea of the ideal housewife? How about Harriet Nelson? The 1950’s certainly served up a plethora of mostly-identical women playing the perfect homemaker on television. And … Continue reading

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Book Review: Disney’s Face-Painting and Costume Kit

Publisher: Disney Press Year: 1997 Pages: 66 Type: Spiral-bound Paperback w/kit ISBN: 0-7867-4180-X “To the making of many books, there is no end.” – Ecclesiastes 12:12 That Biblical truism certainly applies to the amount of books that have been published … Continue reading

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Snow White Themed HI-HO DINER in Windsor, ON

Remember back in the day when Walt Disney was just starting out? Remember when it was fairly easy to get the rights to use Disney Characters? Well, have I got a case-in-point for you! The Hi-Ho Diner (sign pictured above) … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Thought of You Today and Smiled

“A Little Book of Love” Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Pages: 52 Year: 2000 ISBN: 0-7407-1039-7 Price: $5.99 US / $8.99 CAN Type & Size: Hardcover 3 1/4″ x 3 3/4″ Front and Back Covers My wife likely got this little … Continue reading

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Disleelandia – The YouTube Channel

What’s more fun than reading about Disney, roadside attractions, museums, toys, and memorabilia? Okay, that’s not quite the right question! What’s AS fun as reading about all of that? Why, watching videos about them of course! We here at Disleelandia … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Along Interstate 75

“The ‘must-have’ Guide for your drive to and from Florida!” This is how Along I-75 is billed on the cover and I can say from personal experience that it’s that and so much more. Type: Soft cover Pages: 206 Publisher: … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Everything I Need to Know… Disney Little Golden Book

Partial quote from the back cover – “Is your life more ‘ho-hum’ than ‘heigh-ho’? Have you forgotten how to see the magic in the world around you? To get back that childlike sparkle, look no further than…” Publisher: Random House … Continue reading

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