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Walt Disney’s animated classic Cinderella welcomed to the National Film Registry

The National Film Registry selects 25 films that are recommended for preservation each year because they are historically, culturally or aesthetically significant. Disney’s Cinderella is one of this year’s films to be added to the prestigious list. All inducted films can be found on the… Read More »Walt Disney’s animated classic Cinderella welcomed to the National Film Registry

Mary Poppins Returns new clip is wonderful to see

It’s been a long wait for a sequel to one of Disney’s most beloved movie musicals, but the wait is nearly over now. Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns is in the middle of a media junket with the films stars and producers. Word will doubtlessly begin… Read More »Mary Poppins Returns new clip is wonderful to see

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

Facebook page run by Disney historian forced to change name

We recently heard from Leo Holzer, friend of this blog, Disney historian, and organizer of the fan group that was formerly known as “Friends of the Walt Disney Family Museum,” over a bit of a rough spot they found themselves in after Facebook delisted their… Read More »Facebook page run by Disney historian forced to change name

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

Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be feted with ABC TV special

It’s the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse’s movie-house debut in Steamboat Willie. Although technically not the first Mickey Mouse animated short to be produced, it was the first to premiere in theaters. The premiere date for Willie was November 18, 1928 and that’s generally given… Read More »Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday to be feted with ABC TV special