Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

Another lost Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon found

Walt Disney made 26 animated shorts featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit before losing the rights to the popular character in a distribution deal gone wrong. Alas, only 19 of the original shorts are known to exist. Now, an 84 year old Disney fan in Japan… Read More »Another lost Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon found

First ever Disney Christmas film rediscovered in Norway archive

Christmas has come early Disney fans. This last week the very first Disney Christmas film was uncovered in Norway. “Empy Socks” stars Mickey’s predecessor, Oswald the Rabbit in a Christmas caper. Originally thought to be lost, the 1927 film was rediscovered by The National Library… Read More »First ever Disney Christmas film rediscovered in Norway archive

Walk-Around Oswald The Lucky Rabbit Coming to Disneyland

It is telling that one of the ways Imagineers fixed Disney California Adventure was by adding more of ‘Disney’ and Walt Disney’s personal history into the park. Part of that history became Buena Vista Street, which was supposed to represent Hollywood much as Walt himself… Read More »Walk-Around Oswald The Lucky Rabbit Coming to Disneyland

Learn to Draw: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

I visited Disney’s Hollywood Studios for years before I ever stepped foot in the learn to draw Animation Academy. It was a blast and I’ve been back frequently since then. What many guests don’t realize is that there is a second learn to draw opportunity… Read More »Learn to Draw: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

Oswald The Lucky Rabbit Ears Coming to Disneyland & Walt Disney World

When the folks at Disney Interactive Studios released “Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two” at the E3 conference earlier this summer, there was a lot of noise generated in the Disney fan community. Unfortunately for Disney Interactive, that noise was about the promotional merchandise… Read More »Oswald The Lucky Rabbit Ears Coming to Disneyland & Walt Disney World

Lost Oswald The Lucky Rabbit film Discovered, Will Be Auctioned

The linchpin of Walt Disney’s creative genius was that even when faced with the sort of loss that would devastate most people, he never gave up. Walt’s biggest creative loss was when Charles Mintz stole away the rights to Oswald The Lucky Rabbit (and most… Read More »Lost Oswald The Lucky Rabbit film Discovered, Will Be Auctioned