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Did Walt Disney really say that? This book has the answer

There are a few books that are must-haves for any serious Disney fan. Sadly, many of them, like the excellent “Disneyland The Nickel Tour”, are long out of print. That’s why you’ll want to add “Walt’s Words: Quotations of Walt Disney with Sources” by Disney… Read More »Did Walt Disney really say that? This book has the answer

Did Walt Disney Really Say That? New Book Will Let You Know!

As the saying goes, don’t believe everything you read in the the Internet. Historical figures and celebrities are often attributed quotes and sayings that frankly they never actually said, or even implied. But how do you know what is fact and what is fiction? You… Read More »Did Walt Disney Really Say That? New Book Will Let You Know!

Fact-Checking Saving Mr. Banks

I was finally able to get out and see Saving Mr. Banks over the weekend and very much enjoyed the film (especially the 2nd half). Like many a Disney fan I enjoyed seeing how the film got the little touches right. Like how Walt was… Read More »Fact-Checking Saving Mr. Banks

Walt’s Secretaries

Yesterday was Administrative Professional Appreciation day. Back in the day that was called Secretaries day. The Walt Disney Family Museum has the most comprehensive piece on Walt’s Secretaries I’ve ever read. Compiled by the amazing Jim Korkis, this is today’s must read article. Here is… Read More »Walt’s Secretaries

Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Urban Legend Explained

In a great piece of history telling, Yesterland dives into the urban myth that the iconic sculptures for the Swan and Dolphin hotels were accidentally incorrectly placed by the construction helicopter during construction leading to a forced name change for each hotel. After all, why… Read More »Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Urban Legend Explained