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Early look at Walt Disney Imagineering Documentary from Leslie Iwerks

Leslie Iwerks, who comes from a family with rare Disney lineage (her Grandfather Ub co-created Mickey Mouse with Walt) has set her documentarian eye on Pixar Animation Studios and Lucasfilm to great acclaim. Her next target is Walt Disney Imagineering, … Continue reading

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Fixing the Disneyland Frontierland Train Station Telegraph Message

I lived in Southern California for 11 years visiting Disneyland frequently. I knew that the train station in Frontierland had a telegraph version of Walt Disney’s words used to dedicate the park. I also knew that it was not morse … Continue reading

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Inside the Matterhorn with New Ride Vehicles and a Basketball Court?

The Matterhorn Bobsleds at Disneyland are in the middle of a six month refurbishment. While the outside of the snow-capped Matterhorn is covered in scaffolding Disney has taken a video camera inside to give fans a view of the new … Continue reading

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Disney Legend Bill Justice has died at age 97, RIP

Disney Legend Bill Justice has passed away at the age of 97. An animator and Imagineer, Justice had a powerful influence on the formation of many Disney icons. Born 97 years ago yesterday in Dayton, Ohio Bill joined the Walt … Continue reading

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Mary Blair Photo added to Opera House

Our west coast correspondent Pam has send along the good news that Imagineer Mary Blair has been given a portrait in the Disneyland Opera House. One wonders if this is a sign of bigger things to come to honor Mary. … Continue reading

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