Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The World of Walt Disney

By Keith Mahne

Have you ever wondered what Walt Disney's world was like? This 1962 Newsweek article does a pretty good job of answering that question. As the article begins, "In the world of children, he is the rich uncle - the casual ordinary-looking man with the graying mustache and the baggy eyes who shows up from time to time, does funny tricks and gives wonderful presents, and then goes away until the next time. He makes everybody laugh, and everybody wonders about him - because like any proper rich uncle, he presents a fascinating mystery." Continue after the page break as we take a look back at the "World of Walt Disney" in 1962...

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Keith Michael Mahne is the owner and editor of Disney Avenue and the host of the Disney Avenue Podcast. He has made countless trips to the Walt Disney World resort since his first trip in 1989 at the age of four.

Keith has a strong passion and respect for Walt Disney, the parks and resorts, and the men and women who help create them. He started Disney Avenue as a way to inform and entertain readers and to repay all those who make dreams come true every day.

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