Classic Disney – Walt Disney Introduces the Multiplane Camera

Disney's invention of the multiplane camera was a groundbreaking achievement in film, enhancing the feeling of depth in traditional animation. This video showcases Walt's explanation of how the camera works from the "Tricks of Our Trade" episode of Disneyland, which aired February 13, 1957.Related articlesDisney Classic Coming to Bluray March 1st 2011 - Bambi Diamond Edition (chipandco.com) … [Read more...]


Brotherly Love!

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I am sure you have gathered from reading my previous articles that I am an admirer and student of Walt Disney. From what I have read about his childhood, Walt and Roy Disney were always very close. From the time Walt was born, Roy (who was 8 years older) spent a lot of time with him. They were confidants, business partners, brothers and best friends. Throughout their lives they shared in devastating sorrows and celebrated larger-than-life accomplishments. When two people are that close, while … [Read more...]


Museum to honor life of Disney

Check out this article that talks about a Museum to honor the life of Walt Disney and his family.It is under construction now in San Fransisco. Click on the picture for the jump … [Read more...]


My Fab Five Magic Kingdom Attractions

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Most of us really love the Magic Kingdom, and for many reasons. It is really the most "Walt Disney" of all the parks, it has so many attractions that Walt actually had a hand in, and it is full of fun and fantasy. I know we all have favorite attractions so I'll just give you mine in reverse order. You may be surprised!!5. "it's a small world" - I know, I almost don't believe it myself but there is something about the little figures, the cheeriness of the whole thing, and that "delightful" … [Read more...]


A Special Disneyworld Christmas Message from Brenda

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Brenda (that's me) and all of my family would like to wish each and every one of you a merry and magical Christmas. We hope you receive every blessing you could dream of and that 2011 will be your best year yet.  If you haven't been to Walt Disney World in a while, plan your dream trip this year!Here are some more pics from Christmas this year:Pics from the past couple of years: … [Read more...]


‘A Walk In The Park’ with Rolly Crump

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This article comes to us from WDW Prince. Paul was able to get some insider exclusive information he wanted to pass onto us.Roland Fargo Crump is a true Disney legend. In fact, he is a certified legend with his own window on Main Street in Disneyland. One of the original Disney Imagineers to work closely with Walt Disney, Rolly was directly involved with the design of attractions such as It’s A Small World, Haunted Mansion and Enchanted Tiki Room. His career with Disney spans over 40 … [Read more...]


Big changes coming to Disney California Adventure

This exciting news comes to us from Sarah Tully at the OC Register.Disney California Adventure plans to temporarily close corridors, shut down stores and stop its parade as crews work on a major, $1 billion overhaul of the theme park.Disney next year will start finishing major projects of the five-year, park makeover, which is set to be completed in 2012. New jobs are set to begin in early January, said John McClintock, a Disneyland Resort spokesman. Click on the photo to see a … [Read more...]


Video: Walt Disney Remixes – Mars, Moon and Space

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A few Walt Disney Remixes for your Friday evening. Very Cool.Let us know what you think in the comment section below.Journey to the Red Planet with Walt Disney as your guide. This never-before-seen video remixes rare retro footage from Disney's imaginative 1957 "Mars and Beyond" TV program.Lift-off to lunar orbit with Walt Disney. This never-before-seen video remixes rare retro footage from Disney's ground-breaking 1955 "Man and the Moon" TV program.3, 2, 1...Blast … [Read more...]


Attitude is everything…or “A Spoonful of Sugar”

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Much has been made of the negotiations between Disney and the services union, so I’m not going to get into that discussion very much.  However, I would like to add my own perspective to how I approach things that I don’t like but need to do for my job.The other day I was driving to pick up my daughter from school, listening to one of my favorite Disney related playlists on my iPod – the music of the Sherman Brothers.  I was thinking at the time about how things are kind of crazy for a lot of … [Read more...]


Disney Classic Coming to Bluray March 1st 2011 – Bambi Diamond Edition

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The Walt Disney Studios proudly announces the addition of BAMBI to its coveted, cutting-edge Blu-ray™ Diamond Collection line-up of Disney’s greatest animated-classics. Released from the Disney vault for a limited time only, BAMBI Diamond Edition features the loveable and adorable wide-eyed fawn and his forest friends in Blu-ray high-definition on March 1, 2011.The Diamond Edition debut of BAMBI, Walt’s fifth full-length animated classic, is an endearing tale about a young prince of the … [Read more...]