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FIVE THINGS ABOUT DISNEY LEGEND ALICE DAVIS

Photos:  Top Left – Alice Davis gives finishing touches to an Audio-Animatronic doll for It’s a Small World.  Top Right – Alice and Disney Legend Marc Davis were happily married for 44 years until Marc’s passing in 2000.  Bottom Left…

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DISNEY LEGEND RETTA SCOTT

In the earliest days of production at the Walt Disney Studios it was women artists who made up the Ink and Paint Department working on every film with the utmost skill, precision and dedication. The first woman to cross…

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DISNEY LEGEND LEOTA TOOMBS

In the 1940’s when creative careers weren’t readily offered to women, Walt Disney gave the opportunity to many. At the Walt Disney Studios the Ink and Paint Department was made up almost entirely of female artists collectively producing thousands…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY WALT DISNEY

On December 5th 1901 Walt Disney was born.  To mark the anniversary of this day, the Disney Insider shared vintage photos and inspirational quotes.  Here are two of my favourites – a candid photo of Walt Disney at Disneyland Park and…

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REMEMBERING DIANE DISNEY MILLER

At Walt and Lillian Disney’s anniversary celebration in The Golden Horseshoe taken four days before the grand opening of Disneyland Park. Diane is pictured next to her mother Lillian, with her sister Sharon and her father Walt Disney. Diane…

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REMEMBERING ANNETTE FUNICELLO

At the opening of Disneyland Park on July 17, 1955.  ‘Riding’ in the centre of a tiny cavalcade – Annette’s career with Disney begins.  An amazing talent and beautiful person, Annette Funicello was discovered by Walt Disney at an…

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THE DISNEY FAMILY NAME

I’ve always wondered about the Disney family name. Where did it come from? The answer to my question recently appeared in a book I was reading. I love it when that happens! The family’s ancestral name began as D’Isigny…