Tag Archives: Walt Disney Studios

One Man’s Dream: The Happiest Place On Earth

3 Apr

Last article in our 5 week series on Disney!

Everyone has a dream.  One man’s dream would one day be the source of countless hours of fun, excitement and togetherness for many families and people of all ages.  Walt Disney would take his daughters to Griffith Park in Los Feliz to ride the merry-go-round he would sit on the bench watching them ride, he dreamed of a place where parents and children could play together.(1)(2)

Walt Disney couldn’t convince the financiers to give him money because “they wouldn’t buy a dream” so he turned to television for financial support and shared his plans with the public.  The series was called Walt Disney’s Disneyland and helped bring the reality of Disneyland to fruition.

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Should Oz Be Disney’s Next Theme Park Ride?

18 Mar

1st. article in our 5 week series on Disney

Disney’s Oz The Great and Powerful came in #1 at the box office for a second week in a row. So far its earned 282 mill worldwide.[1] Should Oz be the next theme park ride for Disney?

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The Life of Walt Disney

13 Mar

2nd. article in our 5 week series on Disney

Walt Elias Disney was born on the 5th of December 1901 in Chicago. He moved to Marceline, Missouri and lived on a farm where he developed a passion for drawing. In 1911 he became friends with Walter Pfeiffer who introduced him to the theatre world. He was inspired to start taking art classes in Kansas City.

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HOLLYWOOD TAKE 2: Les Misérables Trailer Debut

1 Jun

This week, LIH takes a look at the new trailer for Les Misérables. Next we’ll look at the announcement about the new change at the Venice Film Festival. Then we’ll finally have a brief introduction to the new Chairman of Walt Disney Studios. Here’s the full list of significant stories this week:

  • The First Trailer For Les Misérables Released
  • The 69th Venice Film Festival Goes Slim Line
  • The New Chairman Of Walt Disney Studios Is Announced 

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