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Patricia Disney Family Obituary

Shamrock Holdings released the following obituary for Patty Disney on Friday: Patricia A. Disney, 77, vice chairman of Shamrock Holdings, Inc., the investment company for the Roy E. Disney Family, died today of Alzheimer’s. Mrs. Disney devoted much of her … Continue reading

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Former Disney Animator Speaks Out Against Management

In 2006, Animator Chris Sanders was forced out of Walt Disney Animation Studios when John Lasseter removed him as director of the American Dog movie, which eventually became Bolt. Sanders had previously directed the beautiful and touching Lilo & Stitch … Continue reading

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New Animation Building at Disney Studios named after Roy E. Disney

Update: My sources tell me its definitely a new building. My guess is that TV or the direct-to-dvd folks will move into the hat building. Update: ABC7 is reporting that they’re just renaming the current building. While that’s still nice, … Continue reading

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Official Disney Company statement on Roy E. Disney

Roy Edward Disney, son of Disney Studios co-founder Roy O. Disney, and nephew of Walt Disney, passed away Dec. 16 at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, Calif., following a yearlong battle with stomach cancer. He was 79 years … Continue reading

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Roy E Disney, twice savior of his uncles company, dies

Roy Edward Disney, nephew of Walt Disney, has died at the age of 79. Known recently as the architect of two share holder revolts that saved the Walt Disney Company (one from a takeover and one from the ruin of … Continue reading

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