Category Archives: History

Celebrate 50th Anniversary of “it’s a small world”

Fans, cast members, celebrities and more will unite in song around the globe to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “it’s a small world,” one of the most iconic Disney attractions ever built. The first version of “it’s a small world,” … Continue reading

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Fact-Checking Saving Mr. Banks

I was finally able to get out and see Saving Mr. Banks over the weekend and very much enjoyed the film (especially the 2nd half). Like many a Disney fan I enjoyed seeing how the film got the little touches … Continue reading

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Thoughts During Movies: Saving Mr. Banks Edition

Today I had the great fortune of seeing Saving Mr. Banks, the fantastic new film about the craziness of making the beloved Mary Poppins. I already wrote a review, I thought I would try something new. Instead of giving a normal … Continue reading

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Early look at Walt Disney Imagineering Documentary from Leslie Iwerks

Leslie Iwerks, who comes from a family with rare Disney lineage (her Grandfather Ub co-created Mickey Mouse with Walt) has set her documentarian eye on Pixar Animation Studios and Lucasfilm to great acclaim. Her next target is Walt Disney Imagineering, … Continue reading

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Disneyland Home Videos from 1955 – Spectacular New Video

Major kudos to the Disney History Institute for their latest contribution to our knowledge of early Disneyland. They’ve compiled a video of color footage from 1955. The video is more than just home movies edited together, it reveals how the … Continue reading

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