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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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Imagine a world without Walt Disney. How he narrowly escaped death on September 4, 1918

Note: This article is republished courtesy Leo N. Holzer and the Friends of the Walt Disney Family Museum. Thanks to David Lesjak for sharing his research with us. Imagine a world if Walt Disney had died on Sept. 4, 1918. … Continue reading

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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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PBS’ American Experience to Profile Walt Disney in Fall of 2015

A new biographical look at the life of Walt Disney has been rumored to be in the works for a few years now. PBS and American Experience have now revealed that “Walt Disney,” a new four-hour, two-night film that explores … Continue reading

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