No. 47: Secrets of the Disneyland Hotel
Mousetalgia! | An Unofficial Disneyland Podcast
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2d ago
No. 47: Disneyland Hotel secrets from October 17, 2011 Contact us at comments@mousetalgia.com Go back in time and visit the Disneyland Hotel of the '50s and '60s in this special resort edition of Mousetalgia! This week, we welcome historian Donald Ballard to the show, to share his stories, research, and secrets about the early days of Disneyland's first hotel. Learn about the Wrather family's investment in Walt Disney's vision, and discover how the Disneyland Hotel developed over decades from a glorified motor inn to the unique resort it is today. Also, from a men-only club to $2,500-per-night ..read more
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No. 46: Walt Disney and World War II
Mousetalgia! | An Unofficial Disneyland Podcast
by Team Mousetalgia
2w ago
No. 46: Walt Disney and World War II from May 30, 2011 Contact us at comments@mousetalgia.com Walt Disney and World War II: In this special Memorial Day episode from 2011, Team Mousetalgia reports on a weekend event at the Walt Disney Family Museum about the Walt Disney Studios output during World War II, featuring presentations by historian Paul F. Anderson. Learn about the various projects and films that the studio created during this critical period of American history. Also - take a closer look at one of the more famous propaganda films, "Victory Through Air Power," which Walt Disney belie ..read more
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No. 45: Newsies in London '23 and San Francisco '15
Mousetalgia! | An Unofficial Disneyland Podcast
by Team Mousetalgia
3w ago
No. 45: Newsies '15 tour, Disneyland '55 from March 9, 2015 Contact us at comments@mousetalgia.com Mousetalgia carries the banner and reviews the current touring production of Newsies, which landed recently in San Francisco. We discuss the differences between the film and the touring production, and even some differences between the Broadway show and the current tour. Souvenirs, dancing, the music - we cover it all. Then, Dave and Becky review Disney on Ice: "Let's Celebrate," and describe the experience. (Hint: bring a kid!) Also, the Mallett family joins us to discuss visiting Disneyland alm ..read more
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No. 44: Swiss Family Robinson, New Orleans Square
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by Team Mousetalgia
1M ago
Mousetalgia's Best Ear Ever #44: Swiss Family Robinson, New Orleans Square from Nov. 26, 2018 Contact us at comments@mousetalgia.com. Disney artists and historians Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily visited the Walt Disney Family Museum this month to discuss the Swiss Family Robinson, and to talk about their journey to Tobago to search for the film sets from the filming of this astonishing film, and Dave reports on the event. Plus, we take a holiday stroll through the history of New Orleans Square, with a look at the first years of Club 33, and we share some recipes for the Blue Bayou's iconic Clam C ..read more
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No. 42: Docter and Merritt on Marc Davis, Gary K. Wolf on Roger Rabbit
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by Team Mousetalgia
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Mousetalgia's Best Ear Ever #42: Docter and Merritt on Marc Davis, Gary K. Wolf on Roger Rabbit from July 16, 2018. Contact us at comments@mousetalgia.com. It's an emporium of toontastic proportions today as Mousetalgia invites you to listen in as we re-live our latest adventures. We interview Pixar CCO Pete Docter and Imagineer Chris Merritt about their upcoming book about Marc Davis at a recent event hosted by the Walt Disney Family Museum, and then Jeff talks to author Gary K. Wolf about creating the characters from "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" as we note the 30th anniversary of the seminal fi ..read more
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No. 41: Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Mousetalgia! | An Unofficial Disneyland Podcast
by Team Mousetalgia
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Mousetalgia's Best Ear Ever #41: Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room from June 27, 2016. Contact us at comments@mousetalgia.com. Team Mousetalgia celebrates Audio-Animatronic history by welcoming Disney historian and author Jeff Kurtti back to the show today as we investigate Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room. Join us on the lanai as we reminisce about the history and development of this famous attraction, from its roots as a proposed Chinese restaurant through its present day acclaim with the recent resurgence in the popularity of Polynesian culture. Kurtti, author of "Walt Disney's Imagineerin ..read more
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No. 40: An Incredible evening at Pixar
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by Team Mousetalgia
2M ago
Mousetalgia's Best Ear Ever #40: An Incredible evening at Pixar from June 11, 2018. Contact us at comments@mousetalgia.com. Dave and Becky traveled to Emeryville in 2018 to see a Super VIP screening of "The Incredibles 2" at the Pixar Animation Studio and Mousetalgia reports from the event. Women in Animation (WIA) hosted an exclusive screening of the new film at Pixar, and Dave and Becky were able to attend. During the event, attendees were able to meet and speak with female animators, artists and filmmakers involved with the production. We discuss the Pixar campus, stories about Brad Bird, t ..read more
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No. 39: A conversation with Disney Legend Alice Davis
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by Team Mousetalgia
3M ago
No. 39: A conversation with Disney Legend Alice Davis (on the '64 World's Fair) from December 15, 2014 Contact us at comments@mousetalgia.com Disney and the World's Fair - Disney Legend Alice Davis talks to Jeff about attending the 1964 World's Fair, and she shares some personal recollections of her time visiting the Fair with Walt Disney and her husband Marc Davis, one of Walt Disney's "Nine Old Men." We also discuss the Walt Disney Family Museum's second recent presentation of "Walt Disney: A Giant at the World's Fair," and recap some of the memorable moments from that event. Also - Jeff sha ..read more
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No. 38: Ghost Host Paul Frees and a Halloween Spooktacular!
Mousetalgia! | An Unofficial Disneyland Podcast
by Team Mousetalgia
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No. 38: Fred Frees on his father, Ghost Host Paul Frees; Halloween records from October 29, 2012. Discover the spooktacular talents of Paul Frees, the voice of the Ghost Host, on this Halloween Emporium from 2012! Mousetalgia talks to Fred Frees, the son of Paul Frees, who tells stories about the life of the legendary "Man of 1000 Voices." We also discuss various haunting Disneyland records, and unveil a rare Walt Disney Productions acetate of eerie sound effects. Also, Kristen delivers a top-ten list of Disney Halloween songs, and Jeff reports on a Walt Disney Family Museum-hosted panel of le ..read more
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No. 37: Legacy Award-winning Disneyland Cast Member Jim Lowman
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by Team Mousetalgia
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No. 37: Legacy Award-winning Disneyland Cast Member Jim Lowman from May 7, 2018 Let us hear from you! comments@mousetalgia.com In this classic episode, Mousetalgia welcomes Spirit and Legacy Awards-winning cast member Jim Lowman to the show to talk about his half century of working at Disneyland Park. Jim shares fascinating bits of history, including the Haunted Mansion's grand opening at Club 33, bringing the Churro to Disneyland, meeting the love of his life at the Tahitian Terrace, and seeing Walt Disney himself in Disneyland. Jim opened the Bengal BBQ (and created the menu with his family ..read more
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