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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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Early look at Walt Disney Imagineering Documentary from Leslie Iwerks

Leslie Iwerks, who comes from a family with rare Disney lineage (her Grandfather Ub co-created Mickey Mouse with Walt) has set her documentarian eye on Pixar Animation Studios and Lucasfilm to great acclaim. Her next target is Walt Disney Imagineering, … Continue reading

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Early Walt Disney film restored

In 1926 Walt Disney was just trying to make his way in Hollywood. He would take whatever jobs he could get, including one from a Dentist back in Kansas City who wanted a short film he could show to encourage … Continue reading

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World’s Laziest Reporting Strikes Fox News – It’s NOT an original Mickey Mouse

I was just about to log off for the night when this story came across my radar. A Fox News station in Tampa Bay is back on the old story that the Walt Disney Company is refusing to authenticate what … Continue reading

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