Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Disney Documentary Hour: It All Started With A Mouse: The Disney Story (1989)

Today we return to our Disney Documentary Hour segment with a real treat from 1989. This old school Disney Channel special 'It All Started with a Mouse: The Disney Story' is chock-full of great material on the history of Disney along with commentary by Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, Ward Kimball, Marc Davis, Ken Anderson, Richard Williams, and a slew of others. Continue after the page break and enjoy...

Monday, February 17, 2014

Making of: Journey into Imagination Pavilion

By Keith Mahne

Today we return to the popular Making of articles here at Disney Avenue with the making and history of the Journey into Imagination Pavilion. Journey into Imagination with Figment is the third and latest incarnation of a dark ride attraction located within the Imagination! pavilion at the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World. Originally opened on March 5, 1983, its original and current version feature the small purple dragon named Figment as well as the song "One Little Spark", composed by the Sherman Brothers. Continue after the page break for a closer look into the wonderful Journey into Imagination Pavilion...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Walt Disney's Renaissance Man

Here is a great book on Disney Legend and Imagineer Marc Davis that I'm sure you won't want to miss! Disney Editions will release on October 7 "Marc Davis , Walt Disney's Renaissance Man". I'm certain the book will have plenty of Marc Davis legendary artworks, including those he did for Disney animated movies and Disneyland beloved attractions like Pirates of the Caribbean and the Haunted Mansion, and many more. Continue after the page break for more info...