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Help restore the Walt Disney Birthplace

The birthplace of Walt Disney is a small and unassuming home on the corner of Tripp Avenue. It was designed and built by Elias and Flora Disney in 1893 just outside downtown Chicago, and was home to the Disney family … Continue reading

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Author George R. Stewart and his influence on Walt Disney

Way back in my teenage years, I discovered a book on my stepfather’s book shelf that had a lasting impact on me, even to this day. That book is “Earth Abides” by George R. Stewart. It is set in a … Continue reading

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Cinderella A Refreshing Remake of Disney Classic

Walt Disney’s original animated classic “Cinderella” was visually stunning and masterfully animated. Based on a fairy tale from Charles Perrault, and with beautiful songs and orchestration, it won over theater audiences and helped cement the Disney Studios as the leader … Continue reading

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Monday Attraction Spotlight: Storybook Land Canal Boats

If you look at some of the concept drawings for Disneyland, one of Walt Disney’s original ideas included a land called “Lilliputian land” that would be based on a mythical miniature city somewhere in Europe. That idea didn’t make it … Continue reading

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Seven Attractions that Disney Wouldn’t Build Today

Walt Disney and his team of Imagineers practically invented the modern theme park. They took old ideas and elevated them to something guests would be talking about for years to come. Over the years, the crowds have grown most sophisticated … Continue reading

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