Entries from All Ears® Guest Blog tagged with 'Walt Disney'

Former Imagineer Eddie Sotto reflects on his contributions to Disneyland Paris

Eddie Sotto poses for a photo in front of Main Street Motors right after Disneyland Paris opened in 1992. [Courtesy of Eddie Sotto] Main Street U.S.A. in Disneyland was Walt Disney's pride and joy ... a window into his...

Until Shanghai, railroads have been chugging through Disney parks since 1955

Walt Disney, left, proudly surveys Disneyland as the E.P. Ripley pulls into the station on opening day, July 17, 1955. With him are then-California Gov. Goodwin Knight, center, and Fred Gurley, president of the Santa Fe Railroad. When Shanghai...

Another school of thought regarding the Walt Disney-C.V. Wood feud

The entrance to PS 160 in the Bronx, aka The Walt Disney School, just across the highway from the site of Freedomland. CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy About Disney AllEars.Net Guest Blogger Our last blog, dealing with the contentious...

Jim’s Attic: The Story of Beacon Joe

The Story of Beacon Joe By Jim Korkis Which original Disney character appears in three different attractions at Walt Disney World and was originally created for Disneyland? I always hated it when teachers asked questions like that and they...

Happy Birthday, Walt Disney!

by Keith Gluck AllEars.Net Guest Blogger Ever wonder what Walt Disney World was like way back when? Each month, we rummage around in the archives for this featurette, which indulges in a bit of nostalgia, taking you back in history...

Walt Disney – the Canadian Connection

I am an amateur genealogist; I have been at it for over 25 years and I find it a fascinating hobby. Over those many years I have uncovered some interesting facts about several branches of my family, my wife...

Walt and the Promise of Progress City: The Florida Project

EDITOR'S NOTE: Over the past few months, AllEars.Net has been highlighting exclusive excerpts from Sam Gennawey's book, Walt and the Promise of Progress City. The book explores the process through which meaningful and functional spaces were created by Walt Disney...

Walt and the Promise of Progress City: A New Standard for Clean

EDITOR'S NOTE: Over the past few months, AllEars.Net has been highlighting exclusive excerpts from Sam Gennawey's book, Walt and the Promise of Progress City. The book explores the process through which meaningful and functional spaces were created by Walt Disney...

One Man's Dream Reopens Disney's Hollywood Studios

by Guest Blogger John Kurowski Before Mickey Mouse squared off with Pegleg Pete at the helm of a steamboat, to after a group of plane crash survivors squared off with a smoke monster, the tradition of history and entertainment by...

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