Category Archives: Uncle Walt

Imagine a world without Walt Disney. How he narrowly escaped death on September 4, 1918

Note: This article is republished courtesy Leo N. Holzer and the Friends of the Walt Disney Family Museum. Thanks to David Lesjak for sharing his research with us. Imagine a world if Walt Disney had died on Sept. 4, 1918. … Continue reading

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PBS’ American Experience to Profile Walt Disney in Fall of 2015

A new biographical look at the life of Walt Disney has been rumored to be in the works for a few years now. PBS and American Experience have now revealed that “Walt Disney,” a new four-hour, two-night film that explores … Continue reading

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Surprise, your Dad is Walt Disney

I love the opening few paragraphs from “The story of Walt Disney” by Diane Disney Miller. What started out as a series of articles in The Post eventually became the first “biography” of Walt Disney ever published. You can read … Continue reading

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Saving Mr. Banks – Deleted Scene

Mary Poppins, the movie, was such a success for The Walt Disney Studios that it funded a big expansion at the studios, at Disneyland, and even gave Walt the freedom to seriously pursue his grand idea of EPCOT out in … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Biopic – As Dreamers Do

There’s no Ryan Gosling, but someone is making a biopic of Walt Disney’s life. It’s called “As Dreamers Do” and it is, obviously, unauthorized. The film follows young Walt as he develops his skills as an animator through to his … Continue reading

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