Walter E. Disney Quotes

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During this hectic time of year, we can all take a moment to slow down and just enjoy some inspiration from a great storyteller! I've assembled some of my favorite Walt Disney's greatest lines below. Feel free to leave a comment or two of your favorite(s) and over time we'll update this posting.Let's start with one of my favorites. It's so brilliantly true. However, we often need to be reminded:"I only hope we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse."Then … [Read more...]



‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Review

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The journey to making 'Mary Poppins', one of the most popular Disney movies all time, was a very bumpy road. It took Walt Disney twenty years to convince PL Travers to sign the rights away to her beloved character, but little did he know, she was selling a lot more than just the rights to her book. She was selling herself, her family, and a part of her past, and didn't want to see it turned into a mockery. At least, that's what 'Saving Mr. Banks', Disney's newest live action film about the … [Read more...]



Special Limited Engagement of Saving Mr. Banks Sold Out

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 A special limited engagement viewing of Disney's Saving Mr. Banks which was offered to fans a few weeks ago is completely SOLD out.   With the movie out in select theaters, beginning December 13 and world wide, beginning December 20th,  the price of the $50 ticket, would allow movie goers the privilege of an early viewing in one of the state of the art theaters inside the Walt Disney Studios. In addition, to the movie preview, a tour of the famous lot is also included.  The tour "A … [Read more...]



Saving Mr. Banks Press Conference

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On a recent Friday morning, I drove over to the famous Beverly Hills Hotel for the Saving Mr. Banks Press Conference. As I pulled into the valet , I had a sudden feeling of deja vu. I have had the opportunity of visiting the hotel on many occasions with out of town visitors on sightseeing tours. However, this was the first time, after seeing Saving Mr. Banks that I returned. For a brief moment, I fully expected P.L. Travers to come walking out the front doors.Once inside I secured what I … [Read more...]



Home Where Walt Disney was Born to be Preserved

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The house where Walt Disney and his brother Roy were born, in Chicago, is being preserved. It was sold to a California Couple who says they are going to make it an historic landmark.The home is located in the Hermosa neighborhood, at 2156 N. Tripp Ave. They plan to turn the home into a historical site, museum and community resource "with the mission of enhancing and exploring childhood creativity."The home was built by Disney’s father in 1893. They lived there until Walt was around 4 … [Read more...]