• D23
    D23 Photos: A Day of Legends and Stars

    What do… George Lucas, Dick Van Dyke, Ellen DeGeneres, Danny Elfman, Richard Sherman, Randy Newman, Ty Burrell, Ed O’Neill, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Val Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, James Monroe Iglehart, Susan Lucci and Johnny Depp… have in common? They were all at Friday’s D23 Expo. This year’s Disney Legends honorees are George Bodenheimer, Andreas Deja, Eyvind Earle, Danny […]

  • Disneyland Resort
    Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration to Start May 22

    Last night at a special after-hours event, Tom Staggs, Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, announced that the Disneyland Resort 60th anniversary Diamond Celebration will begin Friday, May 22. “As time has shown, Disneyland marked the beginning of something bigger than anyone could have imagined and this Diamond Celebration embraces its rich history while honoring […]

  • Walt Disney Family Museum
    In Defense of Walt Disney – Part 2

    The following is reprinted from the Walt Disney Family Museum blog. DBM felt it was important to share this with our readers. The entire WDFM post has been broken down into three subjects and will be presented in three separate posts… “In light of the recent rumors that have been spreading about Walt Disney, The […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fashion
    Red Carpet: Saving Mr. Banks Premiere

    Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke rolled back the years as they reunited at The Walt Disney Studios for the premiere of a new film which explores the making of the classic Disney musical movie, Mary Poppins. “It’s very unusual for us to do a premiere here on the lot, but we couldn’t resist in this case, inviting you […]

  • Disney Music Group
    Walt Disney Records to Release the Soundtrack for ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

    Walt Disney Records will release the original motion picture soundtrack for Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks” and the “Saving Mr. Banks” 2-Disc Deluxe Edition on December 10, 2013. Thomas Newman composed and conducted the original score. “Saving Mr. Banks” will release in U.S. theaters on December 13, 2013, limited, and open wide on December 20, 2013. […]

  • D23
    Disney Legends Richard Sherman & Alan Menken in Concert

    For one night only, two of the world’s most celebrated songwriters and composers will take to the stage for “Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.” The concert will take place at the D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in the D23 Expo Arena on Saturday, August 10. Together Sherman and […]

  • The Monkey’s Uncle – Cover by The Fendertones

    I thought I’d share a short behind the scenes video of the Fendertones working on the the classic Sherman Brothers, Beach Boys, and Annette Funicello hit “The Monkey’s Uncle.” This is a little of the preparation they went through for their recording of the song last September. And now here is The Fendertones, plus special […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    Disney Legend, Robert Sherman, Dead at 86

    Disney Legend, Robert Bernard Sherman passed away yesterday in London at the age of 86. He was one half of the multi-award winning songwriting team, the Sherman Brothers. During Roberts long career he along with his brother Richard, received nine Academy Award nominations, winning two. He also received 2 Grammy Awards, 4 Grammy Award nominations, […]