History

1957 Disneyland Film is a Treasure

The Disney History Institute scores big again with a vintage color film from 1957 Disneyland. DHI uses the same transfer process that Ken Burns does to get his amazing footage and the result is something with the truest and brightest colors I’ve ever seen from… Read More »1957 Disneyland Film is a Treasure

Vanishing Walt

There is an article that gets written every few years by someone in the Disney fan community. It bemoans how the company is moving away from Walt Disney the person. How no one asks any more ‘What would Walt do?’ We all know that train… Read More »Vanishing Walt

Abigail Disney speaks out on the Estate Tax, she’s for it

Last week Abigail Disney, Walt’s grandniece, published an opinion piece in the USA Today. The subject was the status of the Estate Tax, she’s for it. …the estate tax is an expression of our deepest American values: that we live in a meritocracy, not an… Read More »Abigail Disney speaks out on the Estate Tax, she’s for it

The Artistry of Pinocchio

The animation of Milt Kahl, Freddy Moore, Ward Kimball and the music of Paul Smith really shine through in this scene from Pinocchio. To heighten the drama the dialog has been removed and just the animation and soundtrack are left to tell the story. Here… Read More »The Artistry of Pinocchio