Tag: The Walt Disney Family Museum

Saving Mr. Disney and his Birthplace Home – An Exclusive interview with Dina Benadon & Brent Young

Saving Mr. Disney and his Birthplace Home – An Exclusive interview with Dina Benadon & Brent Young

| January 2, 2014 | Reply

Last week we posted a story about the new owners of Walt Disney’s Chicago birthplace home and their efforts to raise $500,000 on Kickstarter for the restoration. In addition to the amazing giveaways offered with each level of donation, they are offering our readers and listeners a special giveaway.  Here are the details.  We caught [...]

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The Walt Disney Hyperion Studios, 1929 – 1939, The Foundation of an Empire

The Walt Disney Hyperion Studios, 1929 – 1939, The Foundation of an Empire

| July 28, 2013 | Reply

The name Hyperion is well-known to Disney fans. It is the book-publishing division of the Walt Disney Company and the monorail in Disney California Adventure Park travels across the Hyperion Bridge as it speeds past the Buena Vista Street entrance. However, Disney fans may not know the significance of the name Hyperion in Disney history. On a [...]

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Preserving Walt Disney’s Visions

Preserving Walt Disney’s Visions

| February 10, 2013 | 1 Reply

“We are eager to build a better Mouse sanctuary, not a better mousetrap. We want to keep Mickey around for a very long time.” – Theo Gluck, Director, Walt Disney Studio Library Restoration & Preservation The Walt Disney Family Museum and The Walt Disney Studios are both dedicated to preserving the art of Walt Disney [...]

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