Today in 1961, Disney's 17th animated feature film, 101 Dalmatians premiered in cinemas. Based upon the original story by Dodie Smith (only published 6 years earlier) it would be the success the Disney Studios were waiting for. Made using xerography - where the animator's initial drawings are directly transferred and copied on animation cels, eliminating… Continue reading This Day In Disney History – 25th January 1961.
Hello and welcome back to my series Disneyland Paris at 25. For anyone who wants to know more about it you can go here, but in honour of Disneyland Paris' 25th anniversary, I am counting down (or discussing since I can never do countdowns properly) the 25 permanent things I love about the park. Up to… Continue reading DLP at 25: Liberty and Discovery Arcades
Hiya folks! Keeping on with Through the Decades, this is the second part of the previous post, Disney in the 1920s. There's only one aspect of Disney left to truly talk about in terms of the 1920s and that is our favourite mouse! Character traits - wholesomeness, charisma, optimism Adversaries - Pete and Mortimer Partner… Continue reading TTD: Mickey Mouse.
Or as it is known to the non-French speakers....the Sleeping Beauty Castle. Disneyland Paris wouldn't be Disneyland Paris without this beautiful and spectacular castle at the end of Main Street USA. Unlike the castles of Disneyland and Walt Disney World, Imagineers went out of their way to create a fanciful and fantastical castle that fit… Continue reading DLP at 25: Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant.
Hello! I'm ready to use Aggie Cromwell's broomstick and portal to take me and the rest of you all the way back to the 1920s to see the early life of the Walt Disney Studios. Because there is quite a bit to these early years, I'm splitting the 1920s up into two segments. The second segment… Continue reading Disney in the 1920s: part 1
When I was joining in with the Disney Bloggers Chat on Thursday (8pm GMT) we got onto the topic of Disney Confessions. Since I've had this blog, I don't think I've done a post dedicated to Disney Confessions so now I want to jump on that wagon and sort it out. 1# I have not… Continue reading My Disney Confessions
Hello. It has been a few months but here I am again with another Disney tag. This tag today has been created by Mandy over at Mandy Jean World and she has kindly tagged me in what she calls the all-time toughest Disney tag yet. They are brilliant questions and ones that move away from… Continue reading The All-Time Toughest Disney Tag Yet.