Tag Archives: History

More on Marceline from Jim Korkis

Disney historian Jim Korkis saw the recent post about Marceline and send a long a little more information. I think it was David Mumford and Bruce Gordon in their book, “The Nickel Tour” that first pointed out that there was … Continue reading

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Bison Herd With Disney History

You can read up in the Los Angeles Daily News on a bison herd in Newhall, which is north of Los Angeles.  The herd started as a gift from Disney in the 1950s after they were used in filming “Westward … Continue reading

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Wildfire burns near Walt’s Barn in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park

A wild fire is burning near the Gene Autry Museum and the LA Zoo which are located in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park. The fire was first reported at 12:40pm PT. At one point the fire was reported burning toward Traveltown, … Continue reading

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Rare Recorded Interview with Disney Animator Bill Tytla

Disney Animation Fans rejoice, Didier Ghez has unearthed an unreleased recording of one of Walt Disney’s most famous, but unheralded animators Bill Tytla A few weeks after that meeting I realized that the person who had conducted the interview was … Continue reading

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Millions of Dollars of Disney Animation Art found in Janitor’s Closet

You may find this hard to believe, I do, but 250 pieces of artwork from a 1960 touring exhibit of Disney Animation Art to promote the Sleeping Beauty movie were ‘found’ in a Janitor’s Closet in Japan. If “Janitor’s Closet” … Continue reading

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