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Walt Disney and the Oscars plus 3 Special Announcements!

Hello and welcome to The WDW Radio Show – Your Walt Disney World Information Station. I am your host, Lou Mongello, and this is show #261 for the week of February 12, 2012.

With the Academy Awards coming up soon, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at Walt Disney and the Oscars. Recorded live at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Jim Korkis and I look at discuss the history of the Awards ceremony, Walt’s unparalleled achievements, the Oscars that can be found at the Studios and elsewhere, stories about Walt at the Academy Awards, and much, much more.

I’ll share the three announcements we made during this past weekend’s live 5 Year Anniversary event in Walt Disney World before playing more of your voicemails at the end of the show. So sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s episode of the WDW Radio Show.

Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week!


Information and Links from This Week’s Show:

Question for YOU: What is your favorite Disney film? What Disney movie should have won an Oscar, but didn’t?

 

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The Vault of Walt is also the latest selection in our WDW Radio Disney Book Club

Purchase The Vault of Walt by Jim Korkis on Amazon.com

 

Join us and Richard M. Sherman on the WDW Radio Cruise on the Disney Dream!!

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3 Responses to "Show # 261 – February 12, 2012"

  1. DAR35 says:

    Since the discussion was about Walt and the Oscars my favorite Disney film is 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. As for what should have won an Oscar it’s hard to say.

  2. Rich T. says:

    Alice in Wonderland is my favorite Disney film, even though it’s got plenty of flaws.

    I do think Mary Poppins deserved the Best Picture Oscar; it really does hold up better than the winner, My Fair Lady.

  3. Another great podcast Lou. A favorite memory is Walt holding the special oscar presented to him by Shirley Temple. It’s the only special Oscar I’ve seen.

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