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Hollywood (1923-1928)

The Disney Experience

Walt Disney Family Museum Logo

Walt arrived in California in 1923 hoping to find work as a director. But when he received a contract for his own work, he launched Disney Bros. Studio with his brother Roy. By the end of 1924, Walt was focusing on story development and directing and was no longer working as an animator. After several […]

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Beginnings: Walt Disney’s Early Years (1901-1923)

The Disney Experience

Walt Disney Family Museum Logo

Here is the first official sneak peek of some of the things you will see at the Walt Disney Family Museum. This was several days late due to a spelling error in my email address.

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WDFM: Official Press Kit

The Disney Experience

Walt Disney Family Museum Logo

Well, it seems someone (someone at Disney?) has decided to place us onto a press list for the Walt Disney Family Museum. We honestly haven’t heard of this new museum until now. Since Walt is both a personal and constant inspiration, we’d love to visit it some day. Until then, the photos that have been […]

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Blue Tiles

Trader Sam

Here it is; the first printed test. A lot of you have been asking for a progress update, so here it is. For a long while, there really wasn’t anything to report, but things got to a point where they quickly moved along. Here, you see a printed test for the roof tiles, which means […]

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Theme Park Attractions, Vol. 14

The Disney Experience

Theme Park Attractions, Vol. 14

This set contains 10 icons: Pirates of the Caribbean Bateaux, Disneyland Sleeping Beauty Castle (backside), Disneyland Dedication Plaque, Pirates of the Caribbean Gun Powder Barrell, Hollywood Tower Hotel Sign #1, Hollywood Tower Hotel Sign #2, Pirate’s Lair Map, Mermaid Lagoon, Enchanted Tiki Room Attraction Poster, Fantasmic! Attraction Poster.

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It’s Been 54 Years

Trader Sam

Back in 2005, I had this animated splash screen up to celebrate Disneyland’s 50th anniversary. Many of you have asked for it, so I’m posting this bit of nostalgia. The audio is from the Remember . . . Dreams Come True fireworks show. The castle photo is one of my own, although I did have […]

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How To Gurus

Trader Sam

A few weeks ago, George Peirson contacted me about using Illustrator for my paper model design. He is a software trainer and has his own set of instructional video CD-ROMs available from his website, How To Gurus. As a personal “thank-you, ” George sent me a complementary set (8 discs in all!) to help me […]

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FancyBox

The Disney Experience

Fan Board

With this new Fan Board update comes an updated gallery viewer: FancyBox.

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Much Ado about TRON

Trader Sam

Tron's Identity Disc Paper Model

Here’s a quick site addition by Chris O’Connor. Well, two, actually.

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