Disney USA — Adventure is Out There!

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Several days ago, AllEars.Net’s Picture This! photoblogger Scott Thomas wrote on how he found Disney in non-Disney places while traveling this summer. I guess it’s true that “Great Minds Think Alike,” because our Guest Blogger Norris Anderson has also written on this same theme. Take their advice — you can find Disney wherever … Continue reading "Disney USA — Adventure is Out There!"
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The important role music has played throughout Disney history

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The record covers for Disneyland Records’ “Lady and the Tramp,” “Bambi” and “Pinocchio” soundtracks. [Chuck Schmidt] When plans for Epcot were being formulated in the 1970s, it dawned on Marty Sklar of Walt Disney Imagineering that he and his team were overlooking something important, fundamental and functional … a Disney parks staple that hadn’t seen … Continue reading "The important role music has played throughout Disney history"
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You can learn a lot by leafing through decades-old Disney magazines

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A magazine advertisement for Eastern Airlines, which was the official airline of Walt Disney World when the resort opened in 1971. [Chuck Schmidt] “You can observe a lot by watching.” So said the great American philosopher, Lawrence Peter [Yogi] Berra. Most of us have Disney books and magazines tucked away somewhere. Some are probably years, … Continue reading "You can learn a lot by leafing through decades-old Disney magazines"
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Disney Cruise Line’s Dream and Fantasy: A tale of two christenings

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Oversized Lumiere and Sebastian characters join the parade during the christening of the Disney Dream on Jan. 19, 2011. The Disney Cruise Line will be adding three new ships to its fleet, in 2021, 2022 and 2023. With that in mind, we thought we’d look back at the christenings of DCL’s two “newest” ships, the … Continue reading "Disney Cruise Line’s Dream and Fantasy: A tale of two christenings"
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Dayton Disneyana 2018

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Dayton Disneyana is one of our favourite annual events. It has something for each of us to enjoy . . . Carol loves to browse through the collectibles offered for sale, then spend time trading Disney pins. I enjoy the seminars; there are always entertaining and knowledgeable Disney speakers with plenty of Disney ‘insider information’ … Continue reading "Dayton Disneyana 2018"
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A look back at Epcot’s creation

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The cover of Epcot’s pre-opening brochure, which gave detailed descriptions of each attraction to be featured in the first-of-its-kind park, which opened on Oct. 1, 1982. [Chuck Schmidt] Epcot celebrated its 35th anniversary last fall. With that important milestone came a commitment on the part of the Walt Disney Company to add new experiences to … Continue reading "A look back at Epcot’s creation"
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