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#TweetBlog Thursday: FastPass to History Disneyland TV Show

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This week in Disney history, on October 27, 1954, the Emmy Award-winning Disneyland television show aired on ABC, starring Walt Disney. #TweetBlog Thursday: #FP2History This week in #Disney history…Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Link up your Disney history post at Frontierland Station’s FastPass to History linky! NOTE: This post is part of the 31 Days for […]

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#TweetBlog Thursday FastPass to History: Ken Anderson

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According to The Imagineering Field Guide to Disneyland (Disney Editions, 2008), Ken Anderson, aka Walt’s 10th Old Man, was the first animator enlisted by Walt Disney to work on precursors to Disneyland, beginning with his drawings for the Disneylandia minatures. Ken had been a distinguished animator and art director on several of the films portrayed […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Sleeping Beauty Castle

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle? The top portion of Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle originally faced the other way, toward the park entrance. When the Park was still in planning phase, Herb Ryman, WDI artist extraordinaire, decided the courtyard should face the rear and rearranged the model […]

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Disney California Adventure: Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular

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If you’re visiting Disney California Adventure Park in Disneyland Resort, there’s one stage show you shouldn’t miss, especially considering the recent passing of actor/comedian Robin Williams. Located in the Hyperion Theater in the Hollywood Land section of the park, Disney’s Aladdin—A Musical Spectacular is a grand Broadway-style production of the 1992 hit Disney animation, Aladdin, […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Disneyland’s it’s a small world

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Disneyland’s it’s a small world? The trees planted on the roof of Disneyland’s it’s a small world conceal the immensity of the attraction’s building. And it happened by accident! When it’s a small world was in the design process, some trees were left on top […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Dumbo the Flying Elephant

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Dumbo the Flying Elephant? Dumbo the Flying Elephant attraction was originally developed as a take off of the Pink Elephants on Parade sequence of the 1941 classic Disney animation, Dumbo. Imagineers decided that segment might be too scary for small children, so they re-thought the […]

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Disneyland’s Splash Mountain

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Disneyland’s Splash Mountain? Splash Mountain at Disneyland Park is a 52-foot drop (equivalent to a 5-story building) at a 47-degree angle. At the attraction’s opening, it was the longest flume chute in the world! (Via Disney Trivia from the Vault, by Dave Smith.) *Our friend […]

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MALEFICENT’s Elle Fanning Visits Disneyland

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Actress Elle Fanning, who plays the iconic role of Aurora in Disney Studios’ upcoming live-action film, MALEFICENT, recently visited Disneyland and posed in front of her character’s “home,” Sleeping Beauty Castle. MALEFICENT explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic animation SLEEPING BEAUTY and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her […]

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Create Your Own Ultimate Field Trip

The Ultimate Field Trip 2012

As you recall, we at Magical Mouse Schoolhouse have participated in The Ultimate Field Trip to Walt Disney World Resort for the past several years. While the annually-organized event has now ceased, we are excited to let you know about the brand new, Create Your Own version of The Ultimate Field Trip! To celebrate the […]

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Magical Mouse Schoolhouse: February Review

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We hope you enjoyed our cyber visit to Disneyland Park this month! We’ll check out Disney’s California Adventure in a couple months, after we spend some quality time at Epcot. I know a lot of you have been snowed under a lot in February. Hopefully, that gave you time to learn while you played here […]

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