Category Archives: Uncle Walt

On the Anniversary of Walt Disney’s Death

Walt Disney died this day in 1966 from Lung Cancer. Many of his dreams changed the world and others, like EPCOT Center, still could. After the tragedy of yesterday, Walt’s belief that children have the power to remind us what … Continue reading

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Disneyland goes Retro for Saving Mr. Banks

A terrific collection of photos from around Disneyland on November 6th and 7th can be found over on LaughingPlace.com. The park was playing host to a Hollywood movie production for “Saving Mr. Banks” complete with mega stars and set design … Continue reading

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Production Begins on “Saving Mr. Banks” starring Tom Hanks as Walt Disney

We’re still waiting for our Walt Disney bio-pic, but production has finally begun on a movie that focuses on one of the most interesting chapters in Walt’s life, his 20-year courting of P.L. Travers in order to secure the movie … Continue reading

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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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