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Original Plans for Walt Disney’s Backyard Railroad up for auction

Some lucky Disneyana collector, or hopefully a museum or fan club like The Carolwood Society, will soon be the sole owner of the original plans for Walt Disney’s Backyard Railroad. The historic lot is going up for auction next month on Heritage Auctions. Walt Disney’s… Read More »Original Plans for Walt Disney’s Backyard Railroad up for auction

The Park: Disneyland, Anaheim, 1963

When Walt visited the Park, he always created quite a stir behind the scenes. As soon as he drove through the back gate, the offices were abuzz. Phones would ring “Walt’s in the Park! “, “Who’s he talking to?” “Where is he now??” To us,… Read More »The Park: Disneyland, Anaheim, 1963

Eat Disney at home! Blue Bayou’s Monte Cristo Sandwich recipe

If there’s one dish that is synonymous with the Blue Bayou restaurant inside Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, it’s the Monte Cristo Sandwich. The southern classic is perfectly themed to the stately mansion that looks out over the Louisiana bayou set in a constant… Read More »Eat Disney at home! Blue Bayou’s Monte Cristo Sandwich recipe

Disney’s Sleeping Beauty added to National Film Registry

Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty shall indeed grow in grace and beauty, beloved by all who know it.  And before the sun set on the year of its 60th anniversary, the animated classic was added to the National Film Registry.  Twenty-five films recognized as being historically,… Read More »Disney’s Sleeping Beauty added to National Film Registry