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Remembering The Parades Of Epcot

Everyone loves a parade, so it would be natural to assume parades at the four Walt Disney World parks have been abundant over the years. This is true for most of the Walt Disney World parks, but for Epcot – not so much. Since the park’s opening in 1982, there have only been a handful […]

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The Disneyland Television Show

In October of 1954, Disney aired its first episode of the Disneyland television show on ABC. The series, originally hosted by Walt Disney, gave audiences a look at the Disneyland park both prior to and after its completion. The television show also featured other segments created especially for the show, as well as, previously existing […]

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EuroDisney's Disney Classics Parade

While searching for some interesting Disney history to share in this week’s blog hop, I came across the wonderful photo above showcasing several floats from the Disney Classics Parade. I had never heard of this parade before, so I just had to share it with you! The parade took place in the 1990s at Euro […]

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Fastpass To History - Vault Disney - Zorro

In 2002, the Disney Channel put an end to what many Disney history fans may consider the best 3 hour block of television programming at the time: Vault Disney. Though I haven’t been able to find the exact start date, I believe Vault Disney began airing sometime in the 1990s on Disney Channel. This programming […]

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Fastpass To History: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Earlier this week, we discussed Mickey Mouse’s debut in the 1934 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Throughout the years, Mickey and even a few other various Disney characters have made appearances in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Many times, Mickey’s appearance marked a special event within the Walt Disney Company.

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Mickey's Debut At The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The very first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place in 1924. Just 10 years later, in 1934, Mickey Mouse made his debut in what was at the time called the Macy’s Santa Claus Parade. The balloon which measured 40 feet-tall was designed by Walt Disney and Macy’s Tony Sarg, the man responsible for inventing the marionette inspired […]

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Fastpass To History: Chernabog

It’s almost Halloween – the time for candy, costumes, and Disney villains! This week we’re going to take a look at some of the history behind Chernabog, who I consider to be the scariest Disney villain ever. In fact, Walt Disney once referred to this creepy character as “Satan himself.” Chernabog was animated by Vladmir Tytla, […]

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Fastpass To History: Clarabelle Cow

Plane Crazy was the first Mickey Mouse cartoon to be created. In addition to Mickey, several other beloved Disney characters also made their debut in this cartoon. Among those is Clarabelle Cow. In 1928 audiences first saw Clarabelle as a farm cow in Plane Crazy. Between 1930 and 1932, Clarabelle appeared in numerous Disney cartoons […]

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Fastpass To History: Tower of Terror Lightning Strike

You’re probably familiar with the story of The Hollywood Tower Hotel: On Halloween night, 1939, five people mysteriously disappeared when the hotel’s elevator was struck by lightning. Interestingly enough, the basis of this story isn’t all that far fetched. If you’ve been to Disney World, you know lightning is a common occurrence in Orlando. In […]

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The Legacy Collection Review & Giveaway

Disclaimer: I received a set of the Legacy Collection CD’s as a member of the Entertainment New Media Network. No further compensation was received and all opinions are my own. This post may also contain affiliate links. I will receive compensation for any purchases made through these links. I recently had the pleasure of listening to the […]

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