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Saving Mr. Banks First Trailer

Yesterday we got the first glimpse of Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in Saving Mr Banks and now the new trailer is available. Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” inspired … Continue reading

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First Look: Tom Hanks in Character as Walt

Disney released this first still from Saving Mr. Banks earlier today, showing Tom Hanks playing Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers. The pair appear to be at Disneyland. The film, which opens in select theatres on … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day Holiday

Wishing a safe and enjoyable Independence Day holiday weekend to all of Walt’s fans! Thanks to him, there’s a love of Americana in all of us!

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Behind the Tiki Bar at Disneyland’s Enchanted Tiki Room

Although Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room was originally sponsored by United Airlines, in 1973 the sponsorship was taken over by Dole. This brought the addition of Dole Pineapple flavored treats to the little bar in front of the attraction. So, … Continue reading

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Enchanted Tiki Room Turns 50 This Sunday

It’s hard to believe but Sunday, June 23, will mark the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room at Disneyland. Crowds were wowed by the world’s first Audio-Animatronics show in a place where the birds sing words and flowers … Continue reading

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