The slightly spooky, gothic cinematic style of Tim Burton is one of the most interesting things ever to emerge from the House of Mouse. The next film from Tim Burton is an all-new live-action remake of Disney’s classic animated featured “Dumbo.” Burton’s movie puts his… Read More »Teaser trailer for Tim Burton’s Dumbo movie released by Disney
Production is underway for the live-action re-imagining of Disney’s 1941 animated classic “Dumbo.” Utilizing state-of-the-art visual effects to portray Dumbo and many of his four-legged counterparts, the movie will be directed by visionary filmmaker Tim Burton. In addition to our first details of the movie,… Read More »Dumbo – Disney shares first details of new Tim Burton film
Here is another series I am going to try out here, all about what YOU want to see. The articles will short, but I am hoping the comments is where real conversation can be had on various topics. As many may know, I am a… Read More »Disney On Broadway: Your Hopes & Dreams?
Well Ho Ho Ho there! It’s time for round 2 of my 2013 Holiday Gift Guide, this time featuring gifts for that animation fan in your life. Remember, each guide includes 5 items and a Toys for Tots item, something cheap that can be put… Read More »Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Disney Animation Presents
Ever wonder what happened to Dumbo after the circus closed? He grew up and went to work as a spokes-elephant for IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare). Here’s video of him landing at an airport and making the point that you should think twice before… Read More »Dumbo All Grown Up
The load and unload procedure for the new twin Dumbo the Flying Elephant spinners is an exercise in cast member efficiency. However, one family trying to get that perfect family photo can slow things down considerably. That’s why a stand-alone Dumbo was added as a photo op at the old Dumbo location and why it’s back and a center piece of the new attraction in Storybook circus.
The prop itself is under a nice shaded area, but there is plenty light during the day to get a good photo and lights above to illuminate the space at night. A set of stairs have been installed behind the ride vehicle to make climbing in and out of the car easier.
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I’ll be heading out to the beach at the Polynesian tonight to watch the Magic Kingdom’s 4th of July Fireworks show one day early. It’s become something of a tradition with the Frost family. The sound is piped in, there’s no crush of the crowds,… Read More »Dumbo The Flying Elephant Queue Lounge
We recently took a tour of the new interactive play area that makes up the interior queue of Dumbo the Flying Elephant. Both sides are now regularly soft-testing with the interior queue opening on an as needed basis. One more step closer to Storybook Circus… Read More »More details on Dumbo the Flying Elephant Twin Spinners