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  • Blog Post: WDFM fifth anniversary, Diane's "book" could become a never-ending story

    Today marks the fifth anniversary of the public opening of The Walt Disney Family Museum at The Presidio of San Francisco. And, while the museum gears up for a full year of special events, including today's extended hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., I thought it was appropriate to review the museum's...
  • Blog Post: "He was always grandpa" : The Miller children recall Walt Disney

    Family togetherness and memories of shared experiences to last a lifetime ... those are at the heart of Walt Disney's many creations - from cartoon characters and heart-warming movies that have entertained generations to Disneyland, which has delighted guests between the ages of 2 and 102 since opening...
  • Blog Post: Can the "Fantasia" Blu-ray help raise the Walt Disney Family Museum 's profile?

    Well, it looks like Christmas is coming a little early not only for fans of Walt Disney the man, but also for the Walt Disney Family Museum at The Presidio in San Francisco . Today, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is releasing a combo Blu-ray / DVD collection featuring both " Fantasia"...
  • Blog Post: Walt Disney Family Museum celebrates Disneyland's 55th anniversary - Part I

    Wow, July 16-18 was quite a weekend for Disney fans marking the 55th anniversary of Disneyland 's opening. In addition to all of the events at the parks in Anaheim and elsewhere, there were special talks Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Walt Disney Family Museum in The Presidio of San Francisco...
  • Blog Post: Disney conjures up a modern-day “Sorcerer’s Apprentice”

    For several generations, Disney’s “ Sorcerer’s Apprentice ” has been best known as one of the most famous sequences in animation and for its iconic image of Mickey Mouse . But Nicolas Cage , director Jon Turteltaub and producer Jerry Bruckheimer may soon change all that, especially among younger movie...
  • Blog Post: Going gallery-by-gallery through the Walt Disney Family Museum: Part III

    Picking up where we left off with Part II of this series : The Walt Disney Family Museum opened on October 1st in San Francisco ’s historic Presidio . The $110 million museum explores the life, family, and accomplishments of Walt Disney, the man, in an attempt to restore the “Walt” to “Walt Disney.”...
  • Blog Post: Going gallery-by-gallery through the Walt Disney Family Museum: Part II

    Picking up where we left off with Part I of this series : Which was 1923. Walt Disney’s first animation company, Laugh-O-Grams, has gone bankrupt. With $40 in his pocket, Walt boards a Santa Fe train headed for … Photo by Brad Aldridge ... HOLLYWOOD! The Walt Disney Family Museum places you in Walt’s...
  • Blog Post: Going gallery-by-gallery through the Walt Disney Family Museum: Part I

    Walt Disney acknowledged that the name “Disney” had become a thing, a genre, an entity separate from himself. By Walt’s design, he had become was a character, a front man for a grander idea. Many of you remember seeing Mr. Disney on television pitching some amazing story about Disneyland , that latest...
  • Blog Post: "Walt & El Grupo" looks back at Disney's Latin American adventure

    The loss of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and the birth of Mickey Mouse in 1928. The creation and release of “ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs ” in 1937. The development of Disneyland and its opening in 1955. All of these were important and challenging periods for Walt Disney and his company. But there was...
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