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  • Happy Birthday Walt Disney!
    Happy Birthday Walt Disney!

    On this day in 1901, one of the world’s modern geniuses was born. Repeatedly throughout his life, he took a new field (animation, television, theme parks, etc) and innovated in this space until he was the unquestioned leader in that field. Walter Elias Disney came to Hollywood with just a…

  • Meet Disneyland’s first Ambassador – Julie Reihm
    Meet Disneyland’s first Ambassador – Julie Reihm

    The Disneyland Resort recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Disney Ambassador program and the very first ambassador, Julie Reihm (now Casaletto), was able to return to help crown the newest honorees. While at the park, she reflected on her time as an Ambassador, what Walt was like, and her…

  • Competing Walt Disney BioPic Trailers
    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 you know there are two competing Walt Disney Biopics. There…

  • Our Grandpa, Walt Disney
    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 a lifetime … those are at the heart of Walt…

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