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A little bit of news, a little bit of history, a whole lot of Disney.

(Formerly [I]Tim's Disney News Archive[/I])

  1. Disney Bookshelf: Jack Lindquist, 'Pixar Treasures' and the Walt Disney Family Museum

    by , 01-03-2011 at 08:44 PM (The Mouse Castle)
    Happy 2011! I hope it's a great year for you.

    Santa was good to me this Christmas, dropping off three excellent books that you should add to your Disney collection as well.

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    [B][I]In Service to the Mouse[/I]
    Jack Lindquist (with Melinda J. Combs)[/B]

    For 38 years, Jack Lindquist worked for the parks division of Disney. He began ...
  2. The Walt Disney Family Museum: One Year Later

    by , 10-26-2010 at 05:59 AM (The Mouse Castle)
    Walt Disney famously said, "Disneyland will never be completed as long as there is imagination left in the world." In San Francisco, the Walt Disney Family Museum is taking a similar approach. It continually tweaks things--adding additional seating here, moving a display there--to improve the appearance and flow of the ten galleries that trace Walt's life from his humble Midwest beginnings to his perch atop an entertainment empire. "We've done a few very minor changes," says ...

    Updated 01-02-2011 at 06:05 PM by disneytim (Update Link)

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  3. The Walt Disney Family Museum: The Smithsonian of Walt

    by , 09-30-2009 at 12:44 PM (The Mouse Castle)
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    [SIZE=1][I]The Walt Disney Family Museum[/I][/SIZE][/CENTER]

    By the end of my visit to the Walt Disney Family Museum, I was running out of superlatives to describe it.

    "Amazing," "eye-popping," "whimsical," "profound," ...
  4. Post-War Walt: More Goodies From the Walt Disney Family Museum

    by , 08-27-2009 at 11:05 PM (The Mouse Castle)
    The Walt Disney Family Museum released a few more pics from their collection today, just a month away from September's preview weekend. They come from the museum's Gallery 7, which focuses on the studio's artistic and financial comeback in the 1940s and '50s in the wake of World War II.

    "Cinderella" was Walt's return to the world of fairy tale princesses more than a dozen years after "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." "Cinderella" lacked the artistic detail ...
  5. Human Again

    by , 08-21-2009 at 02:23 PM (The Mouse Castle)
    [B]This fall, The Walt Disney Family Museum will introduce us to Walt Disney, the man. It's about time we finally met him.[/B]

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    [I][SIZE=1]Baby Walt[/SIZE][/I][/CENTER]

    2009 is a landmark year for The Walt Disney Company, though you might not have noticed. In December, it will ...

    Updated 08-21-2009 at 02:28 PM by disneytim

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