Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Roy’s Memo On The Passing Of Walt Disney

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The Passing Of Walt Disney, December 15, 1966

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Walt Disney And Toys For Tots

In 1948, the Toys For Tots was launched as a national campaign. Campaign director William Hendricks, who was the PR Director for Warner Brothers Studio at the time, enlisted Disney Studios to design the familiar red toy train logo seen here. … Continue reading

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Walt Disney On the Edger Bergen & Charlie McCarthy Radio Show, September 21, 1947

Don’t worry….I am still finishing up the question and answer session with Disney veteran Don Payne! Here’s a bit of fun in the meantime: Walt on the radio in 1947 promoting the release of Fun And Fancy Free. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Our show still revolves around the same theme: and that’s progress.

When Carnation Plaza Gardens closed earlier this year to expand the Disney Princess Fantasy Faire,  fans were upset because the historic park location had been enjoyed not only patrons since 1956, but also by Walt himself.  Although Suzy Brown, a spokeswoman … Continue reading

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September 4, 1918 – FOOOOM!

This is the wreckage of Chicago’s Federal Building after the explosion of a bomb on September 4, 1918. It was allegedly planted by the International Workers of the World (lWW) as a reprisal for the sentencing of the union’s leader, … 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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