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    Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Robert Sherman

    Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Robert Sherman? Legendary songwriter Robert Sherman, pictured above with his brother Richard and Walt Disney, walked with a limp. He had been shot in the leg during his service in Europe during World War II, after his unit helped to liberate the Nazis’ infamous Dachau […]

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    Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Walt Disney’s Demi-Tour-of-Duty

    Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Walt Disney semi-tour-of-duty? Walt Disney first traveled to Europe at the age of sixteen after joining the Red Cross with a forged birth certificate at the end of World War I. He celebrated his seventeenth birthday shortly after arriving in St. Cyr, France, by running […]

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    Magical Blogorail Red: Walt Disney One Man’s Dream

    Welcome to those of you joining me from THE DISNEY POINT and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 2nd stop on our Magical Blogorail. Once upon a time in a Magic Kingdom far, far away, one man dared to dream! Walter Elias Disney was his name, just Walt for short. He was […]

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    Disneyland Resort: it’s a small world

    Walt Disney’s early ideas for what we know as Disneyland Resort began small, with plans for a “Mickey Mouse Park” across the street from the Walt Disney Studios. But, of course, grander visions and constant plussing developed into a full, imaginative experience that incorporated all the genres of storytelling Walt so enjoyed. The Park became […]

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    Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: SAVING MR. BANKS

    Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about SAVING MR. BANKS? In the new release from Walt Disney Studios, SAVING MR. BANKS, a film about Walt Disney’s epic saga to convince author PL Travers to allow him to bring her beloved Mary Poppins to life on the big screen, in one scene where Walt […]

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    Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: Fantasia

    Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Disney’s classic 1940 animation FANTASIA? The FANTASIA story team originally suggested Dopey, the dwarf from SNOW WHITE, play the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Walt Disney, however, insisted they place Mickey Mouse in the role, whose popularity was waning at the time. get the InLinkz code

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    Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: “The Mouse”

    Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Walt Disney’s private aircraft dubbed “The Mouse”? Walt Disney‘s Grumman Gulfstream 1 can be seen at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour. Walt purchased “The Mouse” in 1964. It had room for 15 passengers and included a galley, two couches, a desk, and a special seat for Walt […]

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    Tokyo Disneyland: The Enchanted Tiki Room

    It all started with…a bird! The Enchanted Tiki Room at California’s Disneyland Park was inspired not by the world’s most famous mouse, but by a robotic toy bird. Walt Disney and his crew designed an entire attraction around a tiny toy, and it has come to be a timeless fan-favorite literally around the globe. Tokyo […]

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    Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: Walt Disney Partners Statue

    Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about the Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse “Partners” statue? “Partners,” the bronze sculpture depicting Walt Disney and his pal Mickey Mouse, was created by sculptor Blaine Gibson, using photographs for the Walt Disney reference, to commemorate the 65th birthday of Mickey Mouse in 1993. Identical sculptures were later […]

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