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August, 2012

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    runDisney News Release: Jimmy Grabow Wins Disneyland Half Marathon, Sets New Mark

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    Actor Sean Astin joins field of more than 17,000 runners for race at 'Happiest Place on Earth' ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 2, 2012) - Jimmy Grabow, from the appropriately named Running Springs, Calif., won the Disneyland Half Marathon in record fashion, finishing in 1:05:29. Grabow's time was nearly two minutes faster than the previous mark, set by Paul Ngeny (1:07:24) in 2011. Cindy Lynch, of Cardiff, Calif., captured the women's title at Disneyland, finishing with a time of 1:24:45....
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    Mouseketrips - 2012 Fall Disney World Discount

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    Posted: 01 Sep 2012 10:53 AM PDT Travel dates : September 30 - December 24, 2012 Walt Disney World has released a special discount for the general public where guests can save up to 30% off of their room only reservation at select Walt Disney World resorts. Savings are based on resort; Sample Savings : Save up to 15% at Disney's Art of Animation Resort (Family Suite Rooms) Save up to 20% at Disney's All-Star Sports Resort, Disney's All-Star Music Resort, Disney's Pop Century Resort...
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    Disney Will Release "The Great Mouse Detective" Mystery in the Mist Edition on Blu-ray September 18

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    A Clever Little Hero, One Great Big Adventure Mystery in the Mist Edition T he Sherlock Holmes of Mousedom Embarks on a Heroic Journey when "The Great Mouse Detective" Mystery in the Mist Edition Arrives for the First Time on Blu-rayTM and HD Digital on September 18, 2012 On September 18, 2012, fans can experience Disney's greatest little mystery, in High Definition picture and sound, and go on a great big adventure as "The Great Mouse Detective" Mystery in the Mist Edition...
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    Explore a Disney Cruise through the eyes and imagination of one of its biggest (little) fans in this video diary

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    Sony Pictures Animation Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Film Retrospective & "Hotel Transylvania" Screening

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    Partnership with ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Magazine Puts Spotlight on First Decade of Productions; Screenings include Filmmaker Reunions, Rare Footage and Giveaways Culver City, CA, August 27, 2012 - The 10th anniversary celebration of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) continues with a five-week series of special screenings featuring SPA's beloved collection of animated and hybrid films, as well as reunions with filmmakers participating in Q & As following each screening, rare footage/materials...
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    Disney Channel Launches "Fish Hooks" Game for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

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    -- Fish Hooks Available Now from the App Store -- Disney/ABC Television Group's Digital Media team is launching "Fish Hooks," a new physics-based puzzle game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch based on the popular Disney Channel series of the same name. The game is available for free from the App Store in more than 70 countries. Fish Hooks features Milo the fish and a host of his aquatic friends from Freshwater High. In the game, the ever "crabby" Randy Pincherson lives up to...
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    Agent P's Fate is Revealed in Finale of "Where's Perry" Part Two on August 24 on Night of Premieres on Disney Channel

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    "Where's Perry?" - Agent P's fate is finally revealed in the action-packed finale of the two-part television special that left Phineas, Ferb and the gang hanging... literally off an unchartered gorge and Candace frantic over a phone call with Jeremy that left their relationship status in limbo. Now, with Agent P nowhere in sight, Dr. Doofenshmirtz and Major Monogram square off against evil Carl who controls a set of Flynn-Fletcher robots to take over the OWCA, in one of the biggest...
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    Runners Get Their Kicks On Route 66 at Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

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    Actor Sean Astin to lead sold out field of more than 17,000 registered runners along half marathon course through all-new Cars Land at newly reopened Disney California Adventure ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 22, 2012) – The Happiest Race on Earth just got happier as runners in the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend will race Sept. 1 and 2 through the newly reopened Disney California Adventure Park , including Cars Land. More than 17,000 registered half marathon runners, including actor Sean Astin (The...
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    Delicious Voice Cast Storms in to “CLOUDY 2: REVENGE OF THE LEFTOVERS”

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    CULVER CITY, Calif., August 20, 2012 - The forecast is sunny side up for Sony Pictures Animation as the studio has reassembled the all-star, comedy voice cast of the animated hit Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs for Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers , set for release in 3D on February 7, 2014. The first Cloudy film took in $243 million worldwide. The sequel is directed by Cody Cameron (whose story artist credits include Shrek, Madagascar , Surf's Up and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ) &...
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    Hollywood Personalities Join Star-packed Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

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    The Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney and ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd already in the field; uniquely-designed commemorative race medal for every finisher LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Aug. 16, 2012) - Several additional celebrities are joining in the fun of the 20 th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna. Comedian and The Price Is Right host Drew Carey, actor Gilles Marini ( Sex in the City: The Movie, Switched at Birth and Dancing with the Stars ), Access Hollywood...
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    New Toy Story Toon "Partysaurus Rex" to Run in Theaters Before Finding Nemo 3D

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    Ain't No Party Like a BATHTUB Party! The toys are back! Disney*Pixar's brand-new Toy Story Toon, PARTYSAURUS REX, will run in theaters before FINDING NEMO 3D starting September 14th. This adorable short is directed by Mark Walsh, produced by Kim Adam, and is the third installment of Toy Story Toons. Check out this brand-new clip from PARTYSAURUS REX "Partysaurus Rex" features Rex ( voiced by Wallace Shawn ), the insecure toy T-Rex in the 'Toy Story' gang. Rex goes from shrinking...
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    Disney Theatrical: Jeremy Jordan To Depart NEWSIES; Corey Cott Begins Performances as Jack Kelly on Wed, Sept. 5

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    (Tuesday August 14, 2012) - Newsies , the Tony® Award winning new American musical, proudly announces that Corey Cott will become the show's new leading man, Jack Kelly, beginning Wednesday, September 5 th . Cott became the Jack Kelly alternate earlier this month and will continue as alternate until he assumes the role full time. Left:Jeremy Jordan Photo by Jim Hill Right: Corey Cott Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua Jeremy Jordan , who created the role in the show's world premiere production...
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    The Walt Disney Family Museum Showcases "Old Yeller" in September, Features Talk with Ron Miller & Kevin Corcoran

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    September Programs, Exhibitions, and Events San Francisco, CA - August 13, 2012 -Animal lovers rejoice! Our furry friends will be in the spotlight all throughout September at The Walt Disney Family Museum, where we will be screening the classic Disney live-action film Old Yeller daily. Based on Fred Gibson's Newberry Honor-winning book of the same name, Old Yeller tells the moving tale of the mutual devotion between animals and their human companions. Through the production of Old Yeller , Walt...
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    Disneyland Resort: There's Lots to Do in Cars Land Queues - Free Downloadable Version Available - by Meredith Lyn Pierce

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    Meredith Lyn Pierce, author of "Lots To Do In Line: Disneyland," has released a free downloadable PDF to help parents and others cope with the mega-lines created by the popularity of the new Cars Land attraction at Disney California Adventure Park. Using the same format she used in her book, which was published before Cars Land opened, Pierce has created scavenger hunts and I-Spy-style activities to keep visitors happily occupied as they inch slowly to the front of the long lines generated...
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    Disney XD:"Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja," Special Preview August 13th, Premiers September 17th

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    "Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja," an action-packed, animated comedy series that follows the adventures of an unlikely hero who, with his super human ninja suit, the 'NinjaNomicon' (an 800 year-old Ninja guide) and the help of his best buddy Howard, finds himself as the one thing protecting his school and the world from certain destruction, is set to premiere on Disney XD. A special preview will air MONDAY, AUGUST 13 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) with the series premiere on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER...
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    Disney XD Stars Team with NFL, NBA and WNBA Stars for "TRYathalon" August 13th

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    DISNEY XD STARS TEAM WITH NFL, NBA AND WNBA STARS FOR FIRST-EVER "TRYATHLON," MONDAY, AUGUST 13 ON DISNEY XD "TRYathlon" - Disney XD stars team with kid viewers and NFL, NBA and WNBA stars for Disney's Magic of Healthy Living "TRYathlon," a one-hour special that inspires kids and families to lead healthier lifestyles by making nutritious eating and physical activity simple and fun. In an expansion of Disney XD's ongoing "TRYit" initiative designed to...
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    Brick-or-Treat Party Nights is Back at LEGOLAND California

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    to me Brick-or-Treat Party Nights is Back at LEGOLAND ® California Fun Family Event Is Filled With Fireworks, Shows, Brick-or-Treat Trail and More! CARLSBAD, Calif. (August 8, 2012) – LEGOLAND ® California Resort is gearing up for the biggest kids’ Halloween celebration in San Diego, Brick-or –Treats Party Nights. Every Saturday night in October, the family theme park’s Brick-or-Treat Party Nights is filled with a variety of family activities including the interactive...
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    Explore Sharks at SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium August 12-19

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    to me Upcoming Events Shark Week: 8/12 – 8/19 Beach Cleanup: 9/15 Explore Sharks at SEA LIFE ® Carlsbad Aquarium August 12 - 19 Did you know that sharks can go through as many as 30,000 teeth in its lifetime? Or that sharks have been around for more than 400 million years? SEA LIFE ® Carlsbad Aquarium at LEGOLAND ® California Resort celebrates the ocean’s top predator during Shark Week, August 12 – 19. Guests visiting the Aquarium will enjoy a shark scavenger hunt, themed...
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    Disney “Secret of the Wings” Celebrates ‘Sisters Day’ on August 5th

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    Celebrate SISTERS DAY with McClain Sisters, Tinker Bell & Periwinkle! In honor of Sisters Day on August 5, Walt Disney Pictures is proud to announce that Hollywood Records recording artists McClain Sisters, real-life sisters themselves, will provide the featured song, "The Great Divide," for SECRET OF THE WINGS the all-new, Disney Fairies movie in which Tinker Bell finds out that she, herself, has a sister. Celebrating the special bond between sisters, "The Great Divide" song...
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