Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Book Review: Kids Say the Darndest Things!

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc. Year: 1957 Pages: 194 Type: Hardcover ISBN: Book Club Edition “If I was an elefunk, I’d be a fireman, ’cause then I could squirt fires out with my nose.” And there’s more where that piece of logic came from! Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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‘The Magic Begins With Me’ Cast Member Book

I think all Disney fans have fantasied about being a Cast Member! We think about the fun of being at the Parks all day. We imagine exploring all of the backstage areas. At it’s best, Disney seems to be a … 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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WonderGround Gallery Special Edition PARTNERS Statue

One of the first things you will see when you look down Main Street in Disneyland is the famous Partners Statue which stands just in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. You can see my wife and I standing just in … Continue reading

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Places: WALT DISNEY’S BIRTHPLACE in Chicago, IL

Do you have a Disney Bucket List? So far we’ve managed to visit both North American parks, we’ve taken a Disney cruise, attended a Disney press event (and saw John Lasseter), and now we have been able to add a … Continue reading

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1957 FANTASIA Soundtrack LP

And this is why I still own a record player. Every once in a while I stumble across something truly special. Although Fantasia (released in 1940) was a critical success it was a box office disappointment for Walt Disney. His … Continue reading

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DISNEYLAND 1968 Pictorial Souvenir & GUIDE

Once again we travel back in time and visit a Disney park as it was, this time in 1968. Disneyland had only been open for 13 short years, but had already undergone some significant changes from opening day. Let’s do … Continue reading

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Norman Rockwell Paints Huey, Dewey, and Louie

Everyone knows about the Disney tie-in with Norman Rockwell where an artist took-off Rockwell’s Triple Self Portrait by inserting Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in place of Rockwell. If not, here are the two images:      But while staying at … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Life – Special Magazine on Walt Disney

I saw many of my friends on social media publishing pictures of the cover of this magazine, but wasn’t really planning on picking it up myself. I have so many hard-cover books on Walt Disney, it’s hard to find any … Continue reading

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Top Five Disney Misconceptions

We know everything about Disney, right? With so many books written and so many more websites sharing insights and information, the ‘truth’ is out there, right? Not really. Sometimes urban legend and rumor can overshadow simple fact. So here is … Continue reading

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