Monthly Archives: August 2012

Take The Trip You’ve Always Dreamed Of..

I’ve been on a bit of a Horizons kick as  of late and this shirt I saw on tumblr yesterday only added fuel to the fire! So, just for fun, here’s the land plan and the longitudinal blueprints for the … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Premiere, August 27, 1964

Walt Disney’s attendance at the film’s premiere at Grauman’s Theater was significant because it was the only Disney film premier he had attended since the premiere of Snow White at the Carthay Circle Theater on December 21, 1937. Here is … Continue reading

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Saludos Amigos!

As WW2 began to spread, there was concern in the United States about the growth of Nazi influence in South America. As a precaution, then President Franklin D. Roosevelt deployed a Goodwill Envoy mission to South America as part of … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Pre-opening Brochure

Click on any image to begin….

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Happy 57th Anniversary Dumbo Flying Elephants!

On August 16, 1955, Dumbo Flying Elephants opened to the public in Fantasyland at Disneyland. Originally, the attraction was supposed to open with the park on July 16, 1955. However, there were…..issues. Let’s head on over to Yesterland for a … Continue reading

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Bambi Expression Model Art

Bambi, Disney’s  fifth full length feature film, premiered on August 13, 1942 at Radio City Music Hall!

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Your #801A Key To The Haunted Mansion…

As you can see in the image above, August 11, 1969 was the press preview day at the Haunted Mansion, although it had been open to guests since the 9th.  What’s interesting about this piece is the skull trinket / … Continue reading

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