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Newly Discovered Disneyland Home Movie from 1956

Jeff Altman’s grandfather had a real enthusiasm for 16mm film. While going through some of the family film archives, Jeff discovered this incredibly colorful and clear film of Disneyland just one year after it opened. There’s even a scene of … Continue reading

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Steve Martin Cameo in ‘Disneyland Dream’ home video

A quick follow up on the story from the end of last year where the Barstow Family home video “Disneyland Dream” was placed on the on the Library of Congress National Film Registry. Writer/comedian/actor Steve Martin, a former Disneyland cast … Continue reading

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1956 Disneyland Home Movie selected for National Film Registry

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today named 25 important motion pictures–classics and genres from every era of American filmmaking–to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. One of those 25 is a Disney film, but not any … Continue reading

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1956 Disneyland Film from Barstow Family

Via Archive.org comes this amazing video of a family from Connecticut who won a great contest to Disneyland in 1956. It’s chock full of cheesy humor and corny jokes, and a great look at Disneyland’s earliest days. The 30 minute … Continue reading

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