The Epcot theme park you can visit today, is not the original vision of Walt Disney. The original idea was to build a planned utopian city as an Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow – aka EPCOT. Both a showcase for American enterprise and a test-bed… Read More »Would Walt Disney’s original vision for EPCOT been successful?
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
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
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
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
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
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
As we mentioned before the fan favorite exhibit and movie attraction One Man’s Dream has been given a new treatment and re-imagined into Walt Disney Presents. The first half is still all the history leading up to the creation of Disneyland, but the second half… Read More »Walt Disney Presents: now with more models