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Competing Walt Disney BioPic Trailers

You may have heard about the new unofficial Walt Disney Biopic. It focuses on Walt’s early years from his birth until the point he loses Oswald The Lucky Rabbit and partners with Ubb Iwerks to create Mickey Mouse. But did … Continue reading

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Matterhorn and Monorail Attractions Poster T-shirts

We’ve been following the Disney Parks poster t-shirt releases for some time. This week they’re out with two new shirts that will only be available online for a limited time. The way it works is you order the shirt and … Continue reading

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Learn to Draw: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

I visited Disney’s Hollywood Studios for years before I ever stepped foot in the learn to draw Animation Academy. It was a blast and I’ve been back frequently since then. What many guests don’t realize is that there is a … Continue reading

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Today in Disney History: Capital Cities/ABC acquisition announced by Michael Eisner

Today in 1995 Michael Eisner announced the acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC. With the purchase, the TV station that made Disneyland possible joined the Disney family. So did ESPN, A&E, Lifetime, and a long list of local stations and other media … Continue reading

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Virtual Recreation of the Tower of the Four Winds from 1964 World’s Fair

A big thank you to the Disney History Institute for sharing this incredible virtual recreation of Rolly Crump’s Tower of the Four Winds from the “it’s a small world” attraction marquee at the 1964 World’s Fair. It must have been … Continue reading

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