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Disneyland celebrates 63rd anniversary today

Disneyland all started with Walt Disney’s dream of a place where families could visit and enjoy some world class attractions together. Certain elements were always a part of Walt Disney vision, trains, a riverboat, a carrousel, and other Americana, but the idea evolved many times.… Read More »Disneyland celebrates 63rd anniversary today

Lady and the Tramp Walt Disney Signature Collection announced

Today is National Spaghetti Day and what better way to celebrate than watching the classic spaghetti scene from Disney’s “Lady and the Tramp” as recreated by strangers. Disney also taking advantage of the occasion to announce the February arrival of the cherished animated classic, “Lady… Read More »Lady and the Tramp Walt Disney Signature Collection announced

Disneyland Railroad – an iconic attraction revisited

As an opening day attraction, the Disneyland Railroad is a key part of the story of Disneyland and all its magic. The route takes guests on a scenic tour around the Magic Kingdom on an authentic steam-powered train. In 2017 the attraction re-opened with an… Read More »Disneyland Railroad – an iconic attraction revisited

New image from Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns surfaces

Next Christmas we’ll all be unwrapping a big present from Walt Disney Studios in the form of Mary Poppins Returns – a long awaited sequel to the original Walt Disney classic. The film stars Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins and Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack the… Read More »New image from Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns surfaces

Twin Engine Prop plane used by Walt Disney

What happened to Walt’s plane from Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A rare piece of Disney history is at risk of being scrapped according to multiple sources. The twin prop airplane Walt Disney used to scout locations in Central Florida while developing his ideas for Walt Disney World, then known only as The Florida Project, and… Read More »What happened to Walt’s plane from Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Hall of Presidents returns to Walt Disney World

It took a year, but the Hall of Presidents has reopened at the Magic Kingdom bringing with it new enhancements and new show elements to bring the story of the presidency to life. And yes, the newest occupant of the White House is there and… Read More »Hall of Presidents returns to Walt Disney World

Disney historian, blogger to be honored by Annie Awards

Didier Ghez, whose books on the people who helped make the Walt Disney Company so magical, are some of the favorites in my collection, will be honored this February by the Annie Awards (awarded by ASIFA-Hollywood) for his contribution to their industry. The Annie Awards… Read More »Disney historian, blogger to be honored by Annie Awards