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A group looking to restore Walt Disney’s first professional animation studio, in Kansas City, is launching the final push of its 15-year campaign with an eye toward completing the project by 2015. Thank You Walt Disney has been behind the campaign to turn the former site of the Laugh-O-Gram studio [...]
The spring issue of Disney fans’ twenty-three magazine pays tribute to the legacy and influence of Disney’s animated films. The official Disney fan club takes readers on a colorful and informative journey from the studio’s first animated classic—Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs—to the projects being readied for 2012 and [...]
For every recorded love story between an artist and their animation studio, there are many other relationships that landed on the rocks. One such involved Merle Welton, a native New Yorker who in the late 1940s came to California armed with a college degree and the goal of being an [...]
Those of us who grew up in the 1950s and 1960s became familiar with the smiling, warm fellow who chatted with us over the airwaves every Sunday evening on The Wonderful World of Disney. But as I’m sure everyone knows by now, that avuncular quality was only one facet of [...]
Google is showcasing a colorful “birthday doodle” in honor of Disney Legend Mary Blair’s 100th birthday today (Friday, Oct. 21). The much-loved artist, whe worked alongside the famous Nine Old Men at the studio, is most famous for her concept art for Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Song of the [...]
Disney returns to the basics with the terrific 2D movie Winnie the Pooh, which is inspired by five classic stories by A. A. Milne. In this day and age, when everyone is trying to jump on the 3-D, CG animation bandwagon, you’ve got to admire Disney for sticking to its [...]
A record number of top-notch animated movies are slated to be released in France. Is it just coincidence or a sign of things to come? There must have been something special in French waters (Perrier, Evian or Vittel?), because it seems that the country is churningmore high-quality animated features than [...]