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  • Kenneth Mars, Voice of Triton, dead at age 74
    Kenneth Mars, Voice of Triton, dead at age 74

    You are probably a fan of Kenneth Mars and you don’t even realize it. If you are a fan of Mel Brooks then you knew him has the crazy Nazi playwright in The Producers. He was Marshal Woolly Bill Hitchcock in the 1979 Disney movie The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides…

  • Tony Curtis RIP
    Tony Curtis RIP

    Sad news this morning that Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85. Disney fans will remember his movie “40 Pounds of Trouble” from 1962, which featured a great chase scene filmed inside Disneyland. I like to watch it for the continuity errors. Here is his NY Times obituary.

  • Glenn Shadix RIP
    Glenn Shadix RIP

    I was very sad to hear that Glenn Shadix died after a fall in his home. He was best known as Otho from Beetlejuice, but had many memorable roles, including a number for Disney. Shadix’s performance as Gertrude Stein in a stage play was spotted by Tim Burton and the…

  • Buzz Price, Disneyland Location Researcher, Dead at 89
    Buzz Price, Disneyland Location Researcher, Dead at 89

    Walt, CV Wood, and Buzz Price discuss the location of Disneyland. Some would say that Harrison “Buzz” Price played as big a role in the success of Disneyland as Walt himself. After all, if Buzz hadn’t figured out the ideal location to build Disneyland, it might have floundered as a…

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