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A Dreamworks Themepark in New Jersey? Maybe

Dreamworks Animation was born out of Sparky Katzenberg’s desire to do it better than Disney after being forced out of the Mouse House by Michael Eisner, who had the nerve not to die or retire after a scare with his … 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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Disney Legend Bill Justice has died at age 97, RIP

Disney Legend Bill Justice has passed away at the age of 97. An animator and Imagineer, Justice had a powerful influence on the formation of many Disney icons. Born 97 years ago yesterday in Dayton, Ohio Bill joined the Walt … Continue reading

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Waking Sleeping Beauty DVD Review

Editor: Don’t forget to enter our giveaway contest for three Disney Documentary DVDs before December 13th. Every once in awhile, you see a Disney movie that is really special. Now, I’m not saying that every Disney movie doesn’t have a … Continue reading

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The Artistry of Pinocchio

The animation of Milt Kahl, Freddy Moore, Ward Kimball and the music of Paul Smith really shine through in this scene from Pinocchio. To heighten the drama the dialog has been removed and just the animation and soundtrack are left … Continue reading

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