• Disneyland
    Retro Disneyland

    1956 – Boy Scouts reading a Broadside posted on Frontierland’s stockade gate. 1961 – A bad day in the parking lot. 1957 – Frontierland’s Rainbow Caverns Mine Train. 1961 – The Flying Saucers in Tomorrowland. Note the “Old” Admin Building behind the geometric fence. 1959 – A Wigwam at Frontierland’s Indian Village. Tweet

  • Disneyland
    Disney in the ’60s

    Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks top line Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” inspired by the extraordinary, untold story of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen. When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers’ “Mary Poppins,” he made them […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    The Absent Minded Professor

    Here is a rare photo of New York’s Radio City Music Hall’s marquee for Disney’s “The Absent Minded Professor.” Taken on Saturday, March 18, 1961 it shows families all dressed up to attend the matinee. Look at all the hats! On the right you can see a packed queue behind some baracades. I wonder if they […]

  • Flying Saucer Spacegirl

    Here is Spacegirl enjoying a ride on a Tomorrowland Flying Saucer. I loved this ride but it never lasted long enough. I remember the boom swinging across the blue floor to capture us all. You can see above the fence the windows of the old Cast Member locker rooms behind the Grand Canyon Diorama. Tweet