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  • 1000th post for Stuff from the Park
    1000th post for Stuff from the Park

    Matterhorn1959 celebrated his 1000th post today. With a bunch of photos from one family’s day at Disneyland circa 1958. Photos like these make “Stuff From The Park” a must-read blog for any fan of Disneyland and Walt Disney. Congrats to Matterhorn1959 on reaching this prolific milestone!

  • Disney Character Weebles Wobble flashback
    Disney Character Weebles Wobble flashback

    Check out this 1977 commercial for the Mickey Mouse Magic Kingdom set from the Weebles. That monorail action is cool. I did have the Haunted Mansion set, but I’m wondering why this didn’t show up under my Christmas tree that year. Santa was sleeping on the job.

  • Great Moments in Disney History at CartoonBrew
    Great Moments in Disney History at CartoonBrew

    Cartoon Brew TV strikes gold with their look at the rare animated short “Dinner Time”. It’s the subject of Cartoon Brew TV episode #3 and the first film in their “Brew Vaults” series. This is the film that inspired Walt Disney to pursue making “Steamboat Willie”. It was a sound…

  • Jenny McCarthy and Son ride Disneyland’s Autopia
    Jenny McCarthy and Son ride Disneyland’s Autopia

    I usually don’t post too many ‘celebrity at ___’ photos, although celebrity spotting is often a fun sport at the Disney parks. But I couldn’t pass up this photo of Jenny McCarthy and her six year old son at Disneyland on the Autopia. The moment I saw it, I instantly…

  • Tuesday Trouble – Disney News and Links
    Tuesday Trouble – Disney News and Links

    One more day before the lives and friendships that were created in Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom are snuffed out. It’s beyond sad and irresponsible that Disney has not come up with some sort of plan to save the friendships and characters, even if the actual game play has to come…

  • 1956 Disneyland Film from Barstow Family
    1956 Disneyland Film from Barstow Family

    Via Archive.org comes this amazing video of a family from Connecticut who won a great contest to Disneyland in 1956. It’s chock full of cheesy humor and corny jokes, and a great look at Disneyland’s earliest days. The 30 minute video also includes stops at other southern California landmarks like…

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