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    Happy 114th Birthday Walt!

    By Mark Hickson: I was thinking on all the things I could share about Walt Disney on his 114th birthday, and then I discovered this great timeline of Walt’s life on the Disney Family Museum website. What better way to celebrate his life than to be able to walk through it! So, I invite you […]

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    Pinups for Servicemen

    When Walt Disney got drafted into doing content for the United States during World War Two, it involved many things that the studio had never done before. They made cartoon features for educating our soldiers on important issues like, secrecy, training films on aviation tactics, and stuff to boost the morale of the soldiers. One […]

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    Walt Disney’s Los Feliz Home

    Walt Disney’s private home in the hills of Los Feliz on the eastside of Los Angeles evokes the animation mogul’s classic fairy tales. Built by Disney studio craftsmen for only $50,000, Disney lived there with his wife and two daughters from 1932 to 1950. It is the only one of his residences in the area […]

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    In Defense of Walt Disney – Part 3

    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    In Defense of Walt Disney – Part 1

    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 […]

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    Walt Disney Family Museum Launches It’s Own Podcast

    Today the Walt Disney Family Museum launched its very own podcast. This monthly podcast will endeavor to further Walt’s story. From interviews with people who knew or admire him—such as Disney Legends, animators, Imagineers, and more—recaps and clips from special events at the Museum, information about upcoming programs, to tidbits about Walt himself, will comprise […]

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    Disney Family Museum March Programs

    Looks like a bunch of great Films and Programs are scheduled for March at the Disney Family Museum in San Francisco. On March 3rd, Disney producer, Don Hahn, returns to The Walt Disney Family Museum for a presentation about the process of creating and shooting the 3D stop motion comedy-horror film, Frankenweenie. Using select clips and actual puppets from […]

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    World’s Fair Gardens: Shaping America’s Landscapes

    A special Garden Conservancy program at the Disney Family Museum will take place June 20, 2013. Beginning with the First Exhibition held in 1756 in London, world’s fairs have tantalized and astonished audiences. In addition to being launching pads for such innovations as popcorn, the telephone, Ferris wheel, wireless telegraph, and ice skating rink, they also introduced […]

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    Six Disney Valentine’s Day Treats

    Well, it’s that time of year again. The first commercial holiday of the year, Valentine’s Day! If you’re like me, you’ve whittled the “list” down to your significant other, but I remember the days my Valentine’s list was pretty long (but that’s another story). So whatcha gonna to do? I have some suggestions for you […]