Tag: Disney Legend

Legends and Windows – Disney Costume Designer Alice Davis

Legends and Windows – Disney Costume Designer Alice Davis

| May 11, 2012 | 1 Reply

This week, Alice Davis, Walt Disney Imagineering’s most famous costume designer, will join the ranks of those who have received the ultimate Disney honor – a window dedication placed on Main Street USA in Disneyland.  Many, including myself, agree that this ceremony  is long overdue, based on her contributions to some of the most beloved attractions [...]

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Ilene Woods, the voice of Cinderella, dies

Ilene Woods, the voice of Cinderella, dies

| July 5, 2010 | 2 Replies

If you are at all familiar with the music of the film “Cinderella”, you will recall Ilene Woods’ voice.  She played the title role in the 1950′s movie animated film “Cinderella”.  Ms. Woods died at the age of 81 from causes related to Alzheimer’s disease.  She was 18 when she recorded several demo songs for friends Jerry Livingston and Mack [...]

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Into The Walt Disney Archives With Disney Legend Dave Smith

Into The Walt Disney Archives With Disney Legend Dave Smith

| June 9, 2010 | 3 Replies

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 [...]

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Disney Legend to Legend: Marty Sklar Discusses Herb Ryman

Disney Legend to Legend: Marty Sklar Discusses Herb Ryman

| April 14, 2010 | 1 Reply

When I first met Disney Legend Marty Sklar, retired Executive Vice President and Ambassador for Walt Disney Imagineering, he sat down to discuss a small portion of his 54-year career working with and for Walt Disney.  Marty is now president of his own company, Marty Sklar Creative, Inc., and is one of the founders of [...]

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The Sherman Brothers: Giants Behind the Music of Disney

The Sherman Brothers: Giants Behind the Music of Disney

| March 12, 2010 | 8 Replies

An interview with Disney Legend Richard M. Sherman What evokes strong memories of your last visit to a Disney Theme Park?  A smell?  A food?  A character?  A sound?  Yes, for many of us sounds, particularly music, make up a large part of our theme park experience and memories.  Recently, I had the pleasure to [...]

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