Tag Archives: 1955

Mickey Mouse as Corporate Shill

Anyone who is upset at the artistic license taken in representing Mickey Mouse in the new animated shorts should take a gander at this 1955 version of the classic character as envisioned by legendary Disney animator Tom Oreb. Mickey was … Continue reading

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Disneyland 1955 Home Movies

If I had a time machine at my disposal, it would be very tempting to travel back to 1955, cough up the dollar fifty admission and visit Disneyland during its inaugural year. While, I don’t have a time machine, there … 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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Disney Parks Then and Now

Earlier this month, I posted a marvelous photo of Walt Disney standing on the steps of the Main Street Train Station in 1955 looking out into the present. The component parts of that picture came from a amazing collection of … Continue reading

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Jason’s Disneyland Almanac – An Astounding Compendium of Park Information

The saying goes that the magic of Disneyland is in the details. If so, there is no book more Disneyland than the Disneyland Almanac assembled by the team of Jason Schultz and Kevin Yee. Jason’s Disneyland Almanac: Complete Park Information … Continue reading

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