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This Day In Disney History – 25th January 1961.

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.

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DLP at 25: Liberty and Discovery Arcades

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

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DLP at 25: Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant.

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.