I realized after doing a previous post on Walt Disney’s Disneyland book, that there were several different editions. I have four in my collection and I assume that there are other editions out there. I’ll try to include any discernible marks or copyright information to make it easier to find a specific version. It can […]
Ran across this great news item in the October/November 1973 Walt Disney World News about Pirates of the Caribbean and Space Mountain. If, while strolling through Adventureland these days, you hear strange pounding noises that don’t seem to be coming from native drums, don’t be alarmed . . . they’re the construction sounds on Walt Disney World ‘s soon- to- […]
Wish You Were Here Wednesday – Tomorrow’s Dreams Today (MK-2) The future is full of surprises and even more full of fun on the Tomorrowland favorites, Astro Orbiter and Space Mountain.
Wish You Were Here Wednesday: Hakuna Matata (MK-1) Simba, Timon, Pumbaa and all your Lion King friends return to Pride Rock in The Legend of the Lion King. Not much to this postcard from the Legend of the Lion King. It’s the standard promotional image that’s been used many times. The Legend of the Lion […]
I love this cover for the Spring 1973 Walt Disney World Vacationland. If you traveled to Walt Disney World in the 1970s and ealry 1980s by car, then you probably ran into a Vacationland at a motel or tourist attraction in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana. Here’s the blurb about the photo: The excitement of […]
My Disney Library: Walt Disney’s Disneyland (1969) by Martin A. Sklar There are several version of this book. Disney often disregarded typical publishing standards, which can make it difficult to identify this book. The copyright is MCMLXIX but there is a 75-6 mark underneath it. Since the book does talk about Country Bear Jamboree, the […]
The blu-ray release of Sleeping Beauty is Tuesday, October 7. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released a few clips to whet our appetites. Sleeping Beauty Trailer Once Upon a Dream Make It Blue Waltzing Have you ordered your copy of this classic, yet?
Disney During World War II: How the Walt Disney Studio Contributed to Victory in the War by John Baxter After an initial glance, most Disney fans are going to really enjoy this book. There are plenty of full-color photos and illustrations. Star Wars: The Adventure of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight by Tony Diterlizzi and Ralph […]
Norm at Haunted Portraits sent me a link about his tribute to the Phantom Ship portrait from the Haunted Mansion. It’s a portrait that he created years ago but stopped selling it because it was just so hard to reproduce. So let me start by giving you a little history on the Ghost Ship and why I took […]
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