Book Review: “The Disney Monorail: Imagineering a Highway in the Sky”

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When it comes to the Disney Parks, one of their many immediately identifiable icons familiar to people around the world surely must be the monorail. Sleek, quiet, and comfortingly futuristic, they have been a symbol of the optimistic future that technology can afford us from the time Walt Disney cut/ripped the ribbon on the Disneyland … Continue reading "Book Review: “The Disney Monorail: Imagineering a Highway in the Sky”"
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‘Ink & Paint’ is a celebration of the women who toiled behind the scenes at Walt Disney Animation

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A painter carefully places color onto a celluloid sheet as she works on a scene from “Pinocchio.” [The Walt Disney Company] The next time you have the opportunity to watch a classic Disney movie, such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs or Bambi or Pinocchio, make sure to read the opening credits. Some of … Continue reading "‘Ink & Paint’ is a celebration of the women who toiled behind the scenes at Walt Disney Animation"
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Walt Disney World Hidden History – Book Review

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If your family is anything like mine, when you arrive at one of the parks at Walt Disney World, say the Magic Kingdom, you sprint down Main Street USA toward whichever attraction for which you have your first FastPass+, without looking up, down, or around you. You miss the little details. A LOT of little details: references to Disney films and former attractions; tributes to Imagineers and prominent Disney personalities; and many other hidden gems. What you really need is a guidebook to show you where to look.
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BOOK REVIEW: Tinker Bell: An Evolution

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Tinker Bell: An Evolution By Mindy Johnson with a Foreword by John Lasseter Disney Editions has recently published a lavish tome dedicated to the development and history of the beloved, but slightly naughty, fairy Tinker Bell, designed in collaboration with the Animation Research Library. The book traces the history of the sparkly sprite from her … Continue reading "BOOK REVIEW: Tinker Bell: An Evolution"
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BOOK REVIEW: Dream It! Do It! My Half-Century Creating Disney’s Magic Kingdoms

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Disney Editions has just released "Dream It! Do It! My Half-Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms," an engaging and informative book by Marty Sklar, Disney Legend and longtime leader of Walt Disney Imagineering. With introductions by Ray Bradbury and Richard M. Sherman, and a number of interesting photographs, the book is sure to delight all kinds of Disney fans.
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