I know what you’re thinking…..you’re one of the Disneyland guys, why are you reporting on a Walt Disney World event? Well, I happened to be in the neighborhood. That’s not really true. I enjoyed the Disneyland version of Destination D that was put together to celebrate Disneyland’s 55th, so why not take a trip to [...]
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Recently, D23 held its first Destination D focusing on 55 years of Disneyland. Destination D, which was held at the Grand Ballroom of the Disneyland Hotel, will alternate each year with the hugely successful D23 Expo and will focus on a new topic each time. Plans are already in the works for an East Coast Destination D event focusing on 40 years [...]
Disney’s official fan community, D23, will hold its fall event at the Disneyland Resort September 24-25th in Anaheim, CA. Instead of the full scale D23 Expo held in September 2009, a slimmed down “Destination D” event will be offered to highlight the history of the 55th Anniversary of the original Disney theme park. To cap [...]
Moviefone Minute was at the recent 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Walt Disney Archives and its Founder and Chief Archivist Dave Smith. They released this short video recorded directly at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, CA. In the video Jenna Busch speaks with Dave Smith, and he shows Ticket #1 for Disneyland once owned [...]
Interview with Archives Founder and Chief Archivist Dave Smith The D23 Official Disney Fan Community recently announced a special 40th anniversary event honoring both the creation of the Walt Disney Archives and its Founder and Chief Archivist Dave Smith. On Friday, June 25, Disney President and CEO Bob Iger, noted film historian Leonard Maltin, and [...]
Recently I attended the D23 First Anniversary Party held at Disneyland along with a small group of DIS friends. An after-hours party at Disneyland…fancy desserts…all the rides in Fantasyland….obscure characters…VIPs….what more could you want?? Read on to find out….