Disney Theme Park in St. Louis? Well Almost!

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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...]





SNOW WHITE Collectors’ Edition Books are Timeless Treasures

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In honor of the 75th anniversary of Walt Disney’s first feature-length film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which is coming this December, Weldon Owen Publishing has released two new collections that chronicle the complete making of this ground-breaking animated movie. I received a review copy of both Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Art and Creation of Walt Disney's Classic Animated Film and The Fairest One of All: The Making of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and I am … [Read more...]





Check out Disney’s New Website “Living Worlds”

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Disney has a new website, brought to us by Walt Disney Imagineering and Research team, that you can check out that's mission is "Bringing Immersive Stories to Life in the Real World".  It is not only a new website but a place you can apply to be part of this new project that Disney is collaborating on.When you go to the home page you find the following info: Transmedia — the telling of a story across multiple platforms and formats — is a concept we’ve embraced at Walt Disney … [Read more...]





Tom Hanks on Becoming Walt Disney for ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

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  Tom Hanks, one of our day's beloved actors, spoke recently about his upcoming movie "Saving Mr. Banks" where he has the honor of portraying an even more beloved man, Walt Disney. "Saving Mr. Banks"  is a movie about all the behind-the-scenes handling and wrangling it took to produce the classic, "Mary Poppins".“It’s like another version of Mary Poppins by way of the relationships between P.L. Travers, who wrote it, and everybody that made the movie cause it was a very contentious … [Read more...]