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THE WONDERFUL ROY O. DISNEY

If you find Disney history interesting I would recommend reading Roy O. Disney And The Creation Of An Entertainment Empire. It’s a fascinating look into the partnership between Walt Disney and his older brother Roy O. Disney. The more I learned…

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FIVE THINGS ABOUT DISNEY LEGEND BOB GURR

Top Left: Bob Gurr poses behind the wheel that started it all.  Top Right: The Disneyland Monorail and Matterhorn Bobsleds both engineered by Gurr.  Bottom Left: Bob Gurr test rides his design for Autopia at Disneyland Park circa 1955.…

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FIVE THINGS ABOUT DISNEY LEGEND YALE GRACEY

Top Left: Yale Gracey surveys one of his ghostly illusions devised for the ballroom scene of the Haunted Mansion.  Top Right: Gracey’s iconic flame effects for the Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland.  Bottom Left: Adjusting the hat to one of his ghostly creations.  Bottom…

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FIVE THINGS ABOUT DISNEY LEGENDS RICHARD AND ROBERT SHERMAN

Top Left: Robert Sherman (standing) and Richard Sherman write the music and lyrics for It’s a Small World.  Top Right: Together at the Disney Studios.  Bottom Left: Introducing new songs with Walt Disney.  Bottom Right: Celebrating their Oscar wins for…

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FIVE THINGS ABOUT DISNEY LEGEND ROLLY CRUMP

Top Left – Rolly Crump’s Tower of Four Winds marquee designed for It’s a Small World at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair.  Top Right – Rolly Crump and Walt Disney present the design for Tower of the Four Winds.  Bottom Left –…

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FIVE THINGS ABOUT DISNEY LEGEND MARC DAVIS

Photos:  Top Left – Marc Davis sketches show scenes for Pirates of the Caribbean.  Top Right – Marc Davis, Walt Disney and fellow Disney Legend Mary Blair join creative forces on It’s a Small World.  Bottom Left – Marc…

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FIVE THINGS ABOUT DISNEY LEGEND FRED MOORE

Photos:  Top Left – A young Fred Moore with family.  Top Right – Fred Moore using a mirror for inspiration.  Bottom Left – With Production Assistant Larry Lansburgh and fellow Disney Legend Mary Blair at The Three Caballeros wrap…

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FIVE THINGS ABOUT DISNEY LEGEND MARY BLAIR

Photos:  Top Left – Mary Blair’s background painting and colour styling of the train ride to Baia sequence for The Three Caballeros.  Top Right – The very stylish Mary Blair at work. Bottom Left – With Production Assistant Larry Lansburgh and Animator…