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D23 Expo - Day Two - September 11, 2009

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(Scroll down for today's annoucements and photographs which will be added throughout the day)

Day Two begins for the D23 Expo!

Today's big event is the 9:00am announcement by the Disney Cruise Line about upcoming itineraries for the ship!

Other highlights today include (but hardly limited to):
Disney Movie Magic - Dick Cook
The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D screening
Making the World of Color - Steven Davidson
The Making of Toy Story the Musical
Signing sessions with: Randy Thortno, Robert Olszewski, Ridkly Pearson, Jason Surrell, and Margaret Kerry

The All Ears® Reporters will be posting text, audio and photos to Twitter.

AllEars® Team Coverage: http://twitter.com/D23Expo_AllEars

Deb Wills: http://twitter.com/allearsdeb


Photo loading on the blog will be very sporadic today, if at all. Best to follow us on Twitter.

Today's Photos:

Deb: We're here! Laura G and Lee Z had a quick trip from San Diego and are looking forward to a great day of D23 events.

Sara: Today's Voluntears project- video msgs for the troops
Voluntears Project

Sara: Herbie the Love Bug

Sara: was just in girly girl heaven in the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit

Waiting for the DCL Presentation
Waiting for DCL

Karl Holtz opens DCL presentation
Karl Holtz

Sara: 2011 7 nts Alaska cruise 2011 15 nts Panama canal cruise!!

Jeanine: I have my own row at the Dave Barry/Ridley Pearson talk.
Dave Barry/Ridley Pearson talk

Sara: 7 nts Mexican Riviera wonder 10 & 11 nts holiday cruises on magic

Karl also talks Adventures by Disney
Adventures by Disney

DCL Alaska

Sara: cool Rocketeer costume!

80 huge pieces combine to make Disney Dream
Disney Dream

Vickie Barrett at the Hidden Mickey booth
Vickie Barrett

Learn to draw Disney characters
Learn to Draw Disney characters

Sara: Charlie Bridgeway, worked with Walt himself
Charlie Bridgeway

Beci: Annette and I tracked down the Dreams Donald statue
Dreams Donald statue

Sara: Deb handing out lanyards and pins!
Deb handing out pins

DMK: Ridley Pearson/Dave Barry talk on Kingdom Keepers/Peter books very entertaining, even though Barry was remote from Miami

Dave Barry coming live from Miami at his talk with Ridley Pearson
Dave Barry

Sara: the coolest Tigger cane!
Tigger cane

Cedric: hardly a line for 12:30pm haunted mansion w/Jason Surrell.
Line for Jason Surrell

Jeanine: Deppster as Sparrow! Like, the actual article!

Don: Disney movies presentation included Tim Burton, John Travolta and family, Nick Cage, Jerry Bruckhiemer, Miley Syrus and Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow

No wait to see Minnie Mouse at D23Expo
Minnie Mouse

Don: Cook announced a new Disney movie label in cooperation with Del Tormo called - Disney's Double Dare You. Story based scary films!!

Ridley Person Autographing at D23 Expo
Ridley Person

Jeanine: In line for Making of World of Color. They have gone to a voucher system to ward off mob riots.
Making a World of Color

Lee: at Studios presentation - LOVED the 20+ min tribute reel to Disney movies with live orchestra and choir

D23Expo Store
D23Expo Store

Sara: the red queen interacting with the WDW Radio team
The Red Queen

Sara: The Mad Hatter
The Mad Hatter

Deb and Laura pose with the new DCL Dream - Donald Icon
Den and Laura

Dave Smith and @marcmantoo outside the Disney Archives exhibit
Dave Smith and @marcmantoo

Jeanine: Amy Grant will be the signature voice of World of Color.

Steven explains the World of Color coming to DCA
Explaining the World of Color

Jeanine: a minor miracle, as the theme park music panel appears to have accomodated the whole standby line.

Sara: Annette & Sara's masterpiece
the masterpiece

Steve Barrett of the Hidden Mickeys books at D23expo
Steve Barrett

DMK: We make the music w/Valerie Vigoda
We make the music

Beci: sing along and dancing at the radio disney stage. Love the van!
Radio Disney van

Beci: might be Sept but Hallmark has 3 decorated trees for auction for boys & girls clubs
Decorated tree for auction

Don: Tron Legacy presentation- quick q & a with panel- no big reveals- now showing original Tron in digital 3D

Sara: Done at D23 for the day. Park time tonight!

Jeanine: Michael Giacchino talks about scoring Space Mountain and Luxo Jr.
Michael Giacchin

Storytellers Theatre is home to many of the talks!
Storytellers Theatre

Finally seated for the show! Been a long wait!
The Making of Toy Story the Musical

A very magical moment for a very special 10 year anniversary
Lou and Deanna

Cedric: made it into the making of Toy Story the Musical. Deb W is in the front
Toy Story the Musical

Don: GREAT Day at D23!! Many many freebies from stickers to toys to candy. Many daily drawings as well. Worth the trip!

Deb: We Make the Music program ran late, but was so interesting -- Bruce Broughton, Joel McNeely, Michael Giacchino and more. Really enjoyed it!

Composers Joel McNeely, Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn do song from Toy Story musical.
Joel McNeely, Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn

Musical team for Toy Story the Musical
Musical team for Toy Story the Musical

Jeanine: A rare break in scheduling allows for a quick park trip.
Quick park trip

Lee: in hotel starting to edit video from today's events and saw sunset over D23 site

Jeanine: watching Walt & El Grupo with Jim Hill and panelists.
Walt & El Grupo

Jeanine: waiting for the Tommy Kirk panel.Will probably not stay for film, as without some sleep soon, I may die.
Tommy Kirk panel

Cedric: done w/walt and el grupo panel/saludos amigos. Been up since 5am.

The previous post in this blog was D23 Expo - Day One - September 10, 2009.

The next post in this blog is D23 Expo - Day Three - September 12, 2009.

Comments (1)


OMG Can anyone there pick me up a pair of those D23 Expo Ears!!! If so drop me an email and we can work out the details!! I so wish I could be there with you guys, please keep the pictures coming for those of us stuck at work...

So jealous in OhiO

ALLEARS: Sorry we didn't see this until we got back home.

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