As we celebrate America today – it’s birth, independence, ideals, dreams, freedoms and people, I’m reminded that it is much more than fireworks in the sky during Wishes or Illuminations. Both in terms of what the day represents, and ways to celebrate America. And for those visiting Walt Disney World, there are many ways to celebrate, […]
I would never be so bold as to compare myself to Walt Disney in any way and at any other time… other than today. Why? Because today is July 4th, and much like Walt Disney , I love America and all that it stands for and represents. Walt Disney’s life and legacy is one that represents […]
by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard Did You Know? June 12, 1975 – the attraction Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln returns to Disneyland after being replaced 2 years prior by The Walt Disney Story. The original attraction opened at the New York World’s Fair on April 22, 1964. The first Disneyland version of Great Moments with […]
by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard Did You Know? May 24, 1968 – Walt Disney’s widow, Lillian, was presented with a Congressional Gold Medal by President Johnson, honoring Walt’s distinguished public service and outstanding contributions to the United States and the world. Other Notable Disney Dates? May 20, 1973- Tom Sawyer Island, Tom Sawyer Rafts […]
by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard Did you Know? May 1, 1940 – Walt Disney received a United States patent for the “art of animation” camera – a multiplane camera that uses up to 7 layers of animated artwork to show depth and more realistic 3D images. Other Notable Disney Dates: April 29, 2009 – […]
WDW NewsCast Apr. 11, 2012 – Tutto Gusto, Test Track, Star Wars Weekends, Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and more!
Topics this week include: – Tutto Gusto wine bar in Italy in Epcot’s World Showcase – The Vision House at Innoventions – Test Track refurb – Star Wars Weekends stars and celebrities – Tom Hanks to play Walt Disney in film about Mary Poppins —————————- Join us every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET at WDWRadioLIVE.com for a […]
Editor’s Note: In addition to investigating the lives of Disney Imagineers, Rich Bernato will be contributing Disney book reviews. Please post in the comments section if there is a Disney book you would like for him to review! by Richard Bernato I’ve already begun “Disney-doctrinating” my six grandchildren. Disney and Walt Disney World have been […]