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Surprise, your Dad is Walt Disney

I love the opening few paragraphs from “The story of Walt Disney” by Diane Disney Miller. What started out as a series of articles in The Post eventually became the first “biography” of Walt Disney ever published. You can read … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s World War 2 Propaganda – Der Fuehrer’s Face

The Walt Disney Studios had a rough time during World War 2, not just because Walt Disney felt it was his patriotic duty to help the war effort (usually at the expense of his bottom line) but also because so … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of “it’s a small world” Around the World

Today was a big day in Disney theme park history. We celebrated the 50th anniversary of Disney’s “it’s a small world” along with thousands of guests and cast members at Disney Parks around the globe united today in a historic … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Saving Mr. Banks – A Sentimental Look at Key Moment in Disney History

The movie version of Mary Poppins changed the course of The Walt Disney Company both artistically and financially and it almost never happened. The movie “Saving Mr. Banks” dramatizes the conflict between the spirit and drive of Walt Disney and … Continue reading

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Saving Mr. Banks – Deleted Scene

Mary Poppins, the movie, was such a success for The Walt Disney Studios that it funded a big expansion at the studios, at Disneyland, and even gave Walt the freedom to seriously pursue his grand idea of EPCOT out in … Continue reading

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