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Petition to return a lost tombstone to the Haunted Mansion

I don’t talk about him too frequently, but I am proud to have as my grandfather one of the early Imagineers at WED Enterprises. Vic Greene had an impact on a lot of projects, but one that’s near and dear … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of Disneyland Ambassador Program ceremony held on both coasts

50 years ago Disneyland introduced the Ambassador program. Walt Disney wanted a host to act as a representative of the park for community events, tv shows, as well as to play host to VIP guests and foreign dignitaries. That first … Continue reading

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Competing Walt Disney BioPic Trailers

You may have heard about the new unofficial Walt Disney Biopic. It focuses on Walt’s early years from his birth until the point he loses Oswald The Lucky Rabbit and partners with Ubb Iwerks to create Mickey Mouse. But did … Continue reading

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Walt Disney, Pioneer in Animation and Special Effects

Walt Disney often gets labeled as an animator, but he really was an industry innovator as well (right from the start when he invented the first animators drawing table). This video from Disney Insider provides a nice introduction to some … Continue reading

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Our Grandpa, Walt Disney

Editor Note: This article is republished in honor of Grandparents Day, September 7, 2014. It was originally written after a 2011 event at The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco. Family togetherness and memories of shared experiences to last … Continue reading

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