Category: Disney History

A Look Back at Celebrated Disneyland Guests: Sophia Loren – 1963

Added by George Savvas 5 years ago

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Today we continue our look back at some of the world’s most famous Disneyland Resort guests, and for me, one documented celebrity visit in our photo archive stands out.  The photographs taken on one spring day in 1963...

Talk Like A Pirate Day With Captain Hook & Smee – Vintage Disney Photo

Added by Nate Rasmussen 5 years ago

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Yesterday was International Talk Like a Pirate Day! So in honor let’s celebrate two of our favorite Neverland pirates – Captain Hook and Mr. Smee. It appears that this dastardly duo found themselves in a bit of a bind...

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Vintage Disney Photo

Added by Nate Rasmussen 5 years ago

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Check ou this Vintage Disney Photo -- Here’s a look at our own boys of summer at Magic Kingdom Park back in 1973. Goofy, Mickey Mouse, Chip and Dale are ready for a little game of baseball outside Cinderella Castle....

Dick Nunis – Windows on Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland

Added by Jon Storbeck 5 years ago

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Dick Nunis, former chairman of Walt Disney Attractions, was instrumental in guiding the growth of Walt Disney’s outdoor entertainment enterprise from a single park in Anaheim into what today has grown to become a worl...

HEARTS OR TARTS~The Alice in Wonderland Story Conundrum…

Added by Paul F. Anderson 5 years ago

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Hearts of Tarts? One author's (Donald Duck's) solution to the nonsensical Alice in Wonderland. Mary Blair art featuring the Evil Queen's henchman cards...who are to keep Alice away from her beloved prin...

UPDATE: The Disneyland Monorail That Almost Was

Added by Todd J. Pierce 5 years ago

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Tomorrowland Concept - With Monorail Station - 1954 UPDATE: The Disneyland Monorail That Almost Was by Todd James Pierce Every now and then I update an old post--usually when I find new artwor...

Home Movies of the Disney Studio (1962)

Added by Todd J. Pierce 5 years ago

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Home Movies of the Disney Studio (1962) About a year ago, I came across the home movies of Ken Murray. Who was Ken Murray? He was a radio star, also the host of an early TV variety program, The Ken Murray Show. (Fo...

A Look Back: Liberty Street at Disneyland

Added by Erin Glover 5 years ago

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The Fourth of July is in full boom here at the Disneyland Resort, but the spirit of patriotism has always been alive here. Even before he proclaimed, “here age relives fond memories of the past,” Walt Disney was great...

Disney History: The Rocketeer Flies at the Walt Disney World

Added by Jennifer Fickley-Baker 5 years ago

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Who else loved the movie “The Rocketeer”? This 1991 film took us back to the 1930s to tell the story of a rookie pilot named Cliff, who, with the help of a mysterious jet pack, became a “high-flying” hero, battling...

Mickey Mouse Gas Mask that Walt Disney Designed

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Disney History about the Mickey Mouse Gas Mask that Walt Disney Designed Throughout the years Walt Disney has helped animate some of the most beloved children’s characters, and during World War II he was enlisted t...

Five Fun Facts About the Partners Statue at Magic Kingdom

Added by Jennifer Fickley-Baker 5 years ago

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This week in Disney history, back in 1995, the Partners Statue was unveiled at Magic Kingdom Park here at the Walt Disney World Resort. This statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse, which is positioned in front of Cind...

Disney History: Buena Vista Street Opens at California Adventure

Added by Erin Glover 5 years ago

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Can you believe it’s been one whole year since Buena Vista Street opened at Disney California Adventure park? I was so excited to help give our readers lots of sneak peeks here on the Disney Blog in the months leading...