French authorities go a little overboard confiscating Peter Pan Plastic Swords from two young Disneyland Paris visitors. Someone is having a little power trip.
It’s been reported in by multiple sources that one of Walt’s great Imagineers has passed on. Sam McKim Disney Artist reknown for his concept artwork on Main Street, the original Disneyland Guest Maps, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, and so much more is with us… Read More »Sam McKim 1924-2004
I’m a small time Pressed Penny (elongated coins, as we like to call them) collector. I don’t take it too seriously, but I do have a number of rare elongated coins and enjoy discovering new coins to collect. I’ve been looking for a good resource… Read More »Elongated Coin Deposit
The sordid affair of the Disneyland Marquee Castle told for all time. (Apologies for tooting my own horn a bit.)
This may signal the end of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad as we know it. The third accident in a year at the same attraction. This one with injuries and so soon after a complete overhaul. Looks bad for the Wildest Ride in the Wilderness. Previous… Read More »Another Accident at BTMM
A story on SaveDisney.com, Roy E Disney’s chronicle of all things wrong the the Disney Company as run by Michael Eisner, looks at one of Walt Disney’s prime motivations in life — The Inner Child. Disney Legend Ward Kimball observed, “If you want to know… Read More »Walt’s Inner Child
The Mark Twain: A leisurely paddle steamboatnavigating the Rivers of America in the 19thCentury! A venerable Disneyland institution,you date to opening day in 1955 and respresentstablity, tradition, and a healthy dose ofAmericana. You never make your passengersseasick (in part due to the fact that you… Read More »Quizilla!
In 1955 Walt Disney broadcast the famous ‘Disneyland’ TV show on ABC. In large part it was an effort to publicize his upcoming creation of the Disneyland Themepark. One of the lands in Disneyland is Tomorrowland and the ideas and philosophy behind that led to… Read More »Mickey Mouse in Space