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“Teen Beach Movie” makes viewers Surf Crazy

Let me take you back to 2006. I was 9 years old and High School Musical had just premiered. It blew up at my school, my day care, everywhere. It was THE defining film of my age group at the … Continue reading

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Hollywood and Twitter Reacts to Annette Funicello’s Death

As you might expect for a Disney Legend and real sweetheart like Annette Funicello, there has been an outpouring of emotion for her online. Here are a few of the many comments made today: Rest in peace, Annette Funicello… — … Continue reading

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Annette Funicello, Mouseketeer and Beach Party Sweetheart, Dead at Age 70

To Disney fans Annette Funicello represents a time when the company was at its most pure. As a 12-year old she was discovered by Walt Disney and cast as one of the original Mouseketeers. She earned her way into the … Continue reading

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Annette Funicello in hospital after fire nearly destroys her home

Mouseketeer and actress Annette Funicello has been hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after an early-morning fire at her Encino, CA home. 68 year old Funicello was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the late 1980s and has been rumored to be … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus jeopardizing her career with leaked photos?

In the 1960s Walt Disney had one rule for Annette Funicello, the leading lady of all Disney beach franchise films, she could wear a swimsuit, but she could never show a bare midriff. To do so would risk Annette’s brand … Continue reading

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