Towards the end of Pixar’s The Incredibles, there are two old men that exclaim, “That’s old school.” as the other replies, “Now that’s the way you do it.”. This is a tribute to a pair that were inseparable icons in Disney’s history Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston.
These two were a part of the original “Nine Old Men”, Disney’s core animators that stuck with the productions from Snow White to The Rescuers. Both of the animators voiced their own parts, but Frank passed away before he could see the final product.
Frank was the last of the “Nine Old Men” to pass away in 2008.
Baby Care Center - Walt Disney’s Portrait.
Main Street USA - Baby Care Center: At the end of Main Street, to the far right just before the Plaza Inn Restaurant, is the official Baby Care Center. Just inside the lobby to the left is a black and white baby picture in an oval frame. That portrait in the care center is one of Walter Elias Disney’s baby photos.
Anyone else think it was weird that Max had a Mickey Mouse phone when Mickey was a family friend of Goofy in the movie?
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Came across a fun blog called “That’s What Walt Said”.
Just wanted to share one of my favorite photos from the set, Walt and his beautiful wife Lillian.
Public Service Post:
Here is a photo of John Stamos with the Olsen twins at Disneyland.
Thank you, that is all.
Is Frankenweenie the tale of Victor Van Dort and his dog in another life?
Disneyland’s It’s a Small World is not painted gold, it is actually plated!
Disney designers actually covered the attraction in 24-Carat gold to keep the luster up to parr with the Disney standard.
In 2009 Pixar granted the wish of a little girl terminally ill with a rare form of cancer. 10 year old Colby Curtin was diagnosed with vascular cancer three years prior the release of Pixar’s “Up”. Her mom explained that from the moment Colby saw the preview she wanted nothing more than to see the movie, and Pixar came to the rescue. After being contacted by friends, an employee from the company flew out a private dvd copy of the film for her to watch. Being as ill as she was her mother asked if she could hang in long enough to watch the movie, Colby replied, "I’m ready (to die), but I am going to wait for the movie." Colby was not able to watch, but she listened as her mother described what was happening. Seven hours after watching Up, Colby passed away with her mother and father by her side.
Epcot’s gardens can strike the envy of any gardening enthusiast! Every year a festival is held and the preparation is astounding. It takes more than one full year, 400 certified Disney World horticulturists, 24,000 cast members, 700 containers of varied plants, and 260 acres of Epcot!
With all the effort put into these gardens the end result is fantastic!