Category Archives: Uncle Walt

Lost Oswald Short Restored and Shown at Film Festival

Last year a British film archive discovered a print of an 1928 Oswald The Lucky Rabbit short that had previously been thought lost. “Hungry Hobos” was the 20th out of 26 Oswald films worked on by Walt Disney and his … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Autograph More Valuable Than Former Presidents?

It’s political season in the USA and many households are tempted to put that presidential autograph up on eBay to make a few bucks. Turns out, they would do much better if they they had a verified signature from Walt … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Chicago Home Still For Sale

Back in 2006 someone put Walt Disney’s childhood home in Chicago on ebay. It didn’t sale and has been off and on the market ever since. This is the home Walt’s father built with his own hands and Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Effort to Preserve Walt Disney’s Kansas City Studios

The Kansas City Star, the very paper Walt Disney once delivered papers for on his father’s route, has written a nice piece on the efforts of preservationists to save the original location of Walt’s Laugh-o-Grams Studios and the location where … Continue reading

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Robert Sherman – A Son’s Tribute

The Disney Insider has posted a very touching tribute to recently deceased Disney songsmith Robert Sherman, or as the author called him — Dad. We all know there’s something special about “it’s a small world”, but I have new appreciation … Continue reading

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