Tag Archives: History

Disney’s St. Louis Development That Never Was

Todd Pierce at the Disney History Institute has wrapped up his 10-part series on the Saint Louis Riverfront Square development that Walt Disney has proposed building in what he considered his home state of Missouri. The project was to be … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Chicago Home Still For Sale

Back in 2006 someone put Walt Disney’s childhood home in Chicago on ebay. It didn’t sale and has been off and on the market ever since. This is the home Walt’s father built with his own hands and Walt Disney … Continue reading

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1957 Disneyland Film is a Treasure

The Disney History Institute scores big again with a vintage color film from 1957 Disneyland. DHI uses the same transfer process that Ken Burns does to get his amazing footage and the result is something with the truest and brightest … Continue reading

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Video of the Hatbox Ghost in the Haunted Mansion, Finally Discovered

It’s been a mystery for more than 40 years. Did the infamous Hatbox Ghost ever really appear inside Disneyland’s classic Haunted Mansion attraction after it opened in August of 1969? Well film footage, taken by a park guest, has finally … Continue reading

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Animator Legend Andreas Deja has started a blog

Animator Andreas Deja, still works with Disney on certain projects, but is no longer a full time animator for the Mouse House, has hung out his internet shingle in form of a blog. Deja View is still in rough form, … Continue reading

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