Tag Archives: Annette Funicello

Found Disney: Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In Mickey Ears

The show: Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in. The time: 3/2 of 1970. The premise: A man is trying to get out of a traffic ticket by utilizing name dropping. And the name he first chooses to drop gives us our Disney … Continue reading

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Movie Teen Illustrated Magazine featuring Disney Celebrities

If you grew up in the 1950s and 1960s, likely you gushed and giggled over every word that came out of the mouth of your favorite crush! Publishers took full advantage of the interest in even the youngest of celebrities, … Continue reading

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MICKEY MOUSE CLUB Song Hits LP RECORD

As Disney fans we are all Mouseketeers at heart! Even though most of us were not around in the early 1950’s to see The Mickey Mouse Club in its original broadcast run, we might remember seeing episodes in syndication or … Continue reading

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TUBBY the TUBA LP – Narrated by Annette

Who is Tubby the Tuba you ask? Well, if you were into collecting very obscure Disneyland Records releases in 1963, you’d recognize this character as a one-off musical instrument used to teach children about, what else: music. But I’m guessing … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Hardcover Disney Books by Whitman

Whitman Publishing was a subsidiary of Western Publishing that produced a popular line of children’s books the early 1900s to the mid-1970s. Whitman published a variety of genres including westerns, mysteries, science fiction, and adventure stories. Eventually they also published … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Mickey Mouse Club Scrapbook

Earlier on the blog I did a review of the Special Souvenir Edition (SSE) of this book. This post will focus on the regular edition, as it were. This book was compiled by Keith Keller and published by Grosset & … Continue reading

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The Parent Trap Comic Book

The Parent Trap was released in 1961 and stars Hayley Mills (in her second of six Disney films), Maureen O’Hara and Brian Keith in a story about teenage twins who try to reunite their divorced parents. The screenplay was based on … Continue reading

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Top Five Live-Action Disney Actresses

The fun thing about watching Disney movies is seeing a favorite star again and again. Walt knew talent when he saw it. But whereas some actors returned for numerous movies, the same isn’t as common for Disney actresses. So this … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: The Mickey Mouse Club Scrapbook – SSE

M – I – C (“See what’s in this post!”) K – E – Y (“Why? Because I need the blog traffic!”) P – L – U – G – Geeeeeeeeee! OK, that last line had one too many capital … Continue reading

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Frankie and Annette – Beach Movies

The MGM Movie Legends Collection      5 Beach Movies, 1 Ski Sequel, and 2 Racing Spin-offs = 8 Movies As a Disney fan, I have to shamefully admit that I had never seen even one of the Frankie Avalon/Annette Funicello … Continue reading

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