“Babes in Toyland” BluRay Review

Done with your Holiday s shopping?  Watched ABC's 25 Days of Christmas already?  Then head out on Tuesday, December 11th for your own copy of Disney's 1961 classic "Babes in Toyland".  It's time to carve out a little time to watch a BluRay with the family.A childhood tradition in my family, I was excited for the opportunity to review the digitally remastered release of "Babes in Toyland".  Starring Annette Funicello and Tommy Sands, the  movie is Walt Disney's first try at a live performance … [Read more...]

Vintage Mickey Mouse Poster Sells for More than $100,000


The 1928 movie poster of Mickey Mouse (above) was auctioned off to the highest bidder recently in Dallas, Texas. The pricey poster belonged to the family of a deceased collector in Northern California said Heritage Auctions, the auction house handling the estate.The name of the winning bidder was not released but the final price was and the famous mouse poster went for $101,575...not bad for a mouse! Mickey Mouse was created by Walt Disney, in 1928, after he replaced Oswald the Lucky Rabbit … [Read more...]

D23 Unlocks The Magic Of Disney with a Year of Spectacular Events Across The Country


Starting in March, D23 takes the party on the road once again with our second D23’s Disney Fanniversary Celebration. The event, which played to crowds of enthusiastic fans across the U.S. earlier this year, will commemorate dozens of magical milestones, each celebrating an anniversary in 2013. Said The Hollywood Reporter of the 2012 event, “It’s a must for Disney fanatics and a fascinating look at Disney history.” Hosted by Disney Archivists and D23 Team Members, D23’s Disney Fanniversary … [Read more...]

Disney Theme Park in St. Louis? Well Almost!

St. Louis Arch Fireworks

Alright, Disney fans, store this in the back of your head for that Jeopardy Daily Double question.  Back in 1962, Walt Disney himself was in the process of negotiating a Disney Theme Park  in St. Louis, MO.  What could have been?Walt Disney was approached by the organizers of the St. Louis Bicentennial.  Their request was that he produce a film about the city.  So impressed was Walt with the newly expanding downtown area and the almost complete Arch, he had a better idea.With … [Read more...]

Snow White Exhibit Opens At Disney Family Museum

Snow White is celebrating it's 75th anniversary and to help celebrate an exhibition of behind-the-scenes of Snow White opens up Thursday at The Walt Disney Family Museum.The first feature-length animated film made, Snow White has been named the number one animated film by the AFI (American Film Institute).  The film was seen by 20 million people in the first three months when it was released in the 1930s.Many of the works in the exhibit have never been seen before and are now on display … [Read more...]