Category Archives: Uncle Walt

Diane Disney Miller, passes away at age 79

Walt and Lillian’s daughter Diane died today after suffering complications from a fall she took at home in September. Like her mother, Diane Disney Miller choose not to operate from the boardroom, but rather preserved the legacy of her mom … Continue reading

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Origins of Walt Disney is Frozen Urban Legend

One of the enduring urban legends surrounding Walt Disney was that after he died from lung cancer in 1966 his body (just his head in some versions) was cryogenically preserved so that future generations could enjoy his genius once the … Continue reading

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Saving Mr. Banks: The Poster

This just might be the greatest Disney movie poster ever. Seriously, doesn’t this just give you goosebumps (mousebumps)? Saving Mr. Banks opens December 2013. Photo

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Saving Mr. Banks First Trailer

Yesterday we got the first glimpse of Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in Saving Mr Banks and now the new trailer is available. Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” inspired … Continue reading

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The Park – Walt and Lillian’s Musical Legacy

In 1964, the newly-built Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles was opened to much fanfare. It was the city’s crowning achievement, having lacked a modern concert hall for many years. Walt and Lillian Disney donated a wad of money … Continue reading

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