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Hanks prepares to head back to the carousel.

Disneyland goes Retro for Saving Mr. Banks

A terrific collection of photos from around Disneyland on November 6th and 7th can be found over on LaughingPlace.com. The park was playing host to a Hollywood movie production for “Saving Mr. Banks” complete with mega stars and set design meant to recapture the early… Read More »Disneyland goes Retro for Saving Mr. Banks

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

Polaroid Disney World

Eastman Kodak, longtime sponsor of Disney’s domestic theme parks, is reportedly considering bankruptcy any day now. It’s not clear what this means for the parks, Kodak is still the sponsor of the guidemaps that 1o’s of thousands of guests pick up and use every day… Read More »Polaroid Disney World

Pan Am takes off in episode two

ABC’s new series Pan Am took off to a weird start last Sunday night. However, the second episode, “We’ll Always Have Paris” was much more interesting. The less-than-stellar airplane CGI was gone and the theme music was much less intrusive. Even better, the storyline was… Read More »Pan Am takes off in episode two