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Disneyland Canon: 1957

 Disneyland Canon: 1957by Todd J. PierceJuice up your Delorean and set the dial for 1957.   10 cents for a trip down Main Street.   A helicopter gliding over the castle.  And wait, is that Aunt Jemima out by the Pancake House?This video...

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WALT AND ELIAS

WALT AND ELIAS

I have always been perplexed by the fallacy that Walt and his father had a contentious and estranged relationship. Sadly this notion is prevalent as it has stemmed primarily from a lot of the more prominent Walt Disney biographies. In these books Elias is often...

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LAKE ARROWHEAD ON A SLED

LAKE ARROWHEAD ON A SLED

Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse prepare for a sled run at Lake Arrowhead, California in January of 1933. Much has been written of Walt's love for skiing and the many 1930s winter vacations that were a result of this passion (and a doctor's note suggesting that Walt...

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Bible Storyland – Some Clips

Get your geek on! A couple years back, I was interviewed for a documentary about an unusual theme park...a park that was designed but never built.  Its name, Bible Storyland.  The park was designed by Nat Winecoff Enterprises--with Nat,  of course,...

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COVERING DISNEY~Walt South of the Border

COVERING DISNEY~Walt South of the Border

A regular feature at the Disney History Institute is "Covering Disney" (well, nothing has been too regular at DHI for several months). The use of the magazine during Walt Disney's heyday for the purpose of promotion and exploitation. You can read my original essay on...

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WALT & LILLIAN DISNEY~1932 Academy Awards

WALT & LILLIAN DISNEY~1932 Academy Awards

WALT & LILLYby Paul F. AndersonI was pleased with the commentary on the Disney History Institute Facebook page these last two days in regards to Walt and Lillian Disney and their relationship; as such, I wanted to follow up a bit as the topic seemed to be of...

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WALT DISNEY~Dancing The Night Away

WALT DISNEY~Dancing The Night Away

I've always hated the perception that Marc Eliot portrayed about Walt Disney. His book, Walt Disney: Hollywood Dark Prince, at best was a spurious National Enquirer approach to a biography, at worst (which is where it belongs) it is good for kindling in one's...

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WALT DISNEY TAKES A RIDE

WALT DISNEY TAKES A RIDE

Wonderful photo of Walt taking off in a Helicopter. Taken from a publicity still from "Walt Disney Presents: 'A Progress Report and Nature's Half Acre' " from the "Disneyland" T.V. Show on A.B.C. Photo is dated January 1955. I've often wondered if it was this...

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