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Walt Disney Biopic – As Dreamers Do

There’s no Ryan Gosling, but someone is making a biopic of Walt Disney’s life. It’s called “As Dreamers Do” and it is, obviously, unauthorized. The film follows young Walt as he develops his skills as an animator through to his … Continue reading

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The Candy Caper – A Walt Story

I love reading first hand accounts of Disneyland cast members encounters with Walt Disney. We have had our own little series here on the blog from my Aunt Linda, but here’s a story from a cast member who worked the … Continue reading

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Diane Disney Miller, passes away at age 79

Walt and Lillian’s daughter Diane died today after suffering complications from a fall she took at home in September. Like her mother, Diane Disney Miller choose not to operate from the boardroom, but rather preserved the legacy of her mom … Continue reading

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Musings on Disneyland

Earlier this summer, I was a few days away from my first trip to Disneyland in 8 years when a last minute family reunion was scheduled. Family comes first, so, barring some miracle, my reunion with Walt’s park will have … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse as Corporate Shill

Anyone who is upset at the artistic license taken in representing Mickey Mouse in the new animated shorts should take a gander at this 1955 version of the classic character as envisioned by legendary Disney animator Tom Oreb. Mickey was … Continue reading

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