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Hallmark Keepsake ‘Mickey Mouse Radio’ Ornament

The true Age of Radio has passed. The sad part is that most aren’t in mourning because of it! From evening musical programs to exciting westerns, comedy hours to The War of the Worlds, radio was the sole entertainment for … Continue reading

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Hallmark Keepsake ‘Disney Autopia’ Ornament

“A Futuristic Freeway to Fun!“ The ongoing debate surrounding Autopia in Disneyland (1956) and the Tomorrowland Speedway in Walt Disney World (1971) is just how is a gas-powered engine something of the future? And in 2021, the issue is even … Continue reading

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Barrel of Monkeys Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

A group that is having fun and enjoying themselves is often said to be having “more fun than a barrel of monkeys.” But what is the origin of that saying? Barrel of Monkeys is a game released by Lakeside Toys in 1965. … Continue reading

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Hallmark Cards Walt’s 100th ‘High Five’ Ornament

“Give me five!” A ‘High Five’ is a gesture of celebration or greeting in which two people slap each other’s open palm with their arms raised. The ‘five’ refers to the number of fingers on each hand. It appears to … Continue reading

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Hallmark Mickey Mouse ‘T-shirt on a Rack’ Ornament

Sometimes the smallest things can give you the biggest kick! I just love this 4″ high ornament from Hallmark. I just wish it was my size! This was released in 2007 likely as part of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament collection. … Continue reading

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Disney’s Rocketeer Action Figures, Ornament, and Dorbz

The Rocketeer is a fictional superhero (as compared to the real ones?) that appeared in comic books originally published by Pacific Comics. Created by writer/artist Dave Stevens, the character first appeared in 1982 and is a homage to the Saturday matinee serial heroes from the 1930’s through the 1950’s. … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes Collection plus DVD Sets and More

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” Three guesses as to who spoke this famous quote! Yes, it was Sherlock Holmes. The sleuth created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has endured from the late … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse with Scooter Figurine and Ornament

Back on June 30th of 2013 we were treated to the third episode of the Mickey Mouse cartoons rendered in a new but controversial style. It was called Croissant de Triomphe and featured a plot where Minnie’s CafĂ© runs out … Continue reading

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Donald Duck OUT OF SCALE Sketchbook Ornament

Donald Duck starred in the 1951 theatrical Short entitled Out of Scale. In this film Donald has built a little town in his backyard complete with a model steam locomotive no less. But pesky Chip and Dale move in and … Continue reading

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BASIL of BAKER STREET Disney Store Ornament

I love Disney. I love Sherlock Holmes. So I was beside myself when I found The Great Mouse Detective animated movie! It didn’t get a lot of love at the box office but it is one of my all-time favorites. … Continue reading

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