Author Archives: Bill Iadonisi

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Disney’s Animators Strike of 1941…

One of Walt Disney’s most salient quotes of the many he articulated over the years was…” All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not […]

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The Magic of Christmas in the Magic of Disney…

There is no more magical time of the year than at Christmas. As this festive time of the year rolls around, almost everyone, whether you are a Christian or not, this holiday of love, giving, […]

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Walt Disney Imagineering-Where the Magic Comes from…

I’ll never forget when my wife and I moved down to Florida eleven years ago. It was just the second day here we took a short drive to the Disney Casting Center to apply for […]

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The Alice Comedies-Start of the Walt Disney Company…

History has always been a fascination in my life. From my earliest recollections, I have been enamored with the past, and this is especially true when it comes to my favorite subject, Walt Disney. Along […]

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Walt’s Classic-The Three Little Pigs…

Walt Disney left the world an amazing entertainment legacy. However today, the Theme Parks are what comes first in the minds of most. But it is his animated cartoon shorts and feature films that put […]

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Paddlefish Rooftop Wine Dinner

Walt Disney left an amazing legacy to the world, more than most in history. But perhaps his lesser known gifts are his quotes and statements made over his storied career. (More akin to “Edicts”; when […]

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The Unforgettable Wally Boag…

Here’s a quick trivia question…According to the Guinness Book of World Records, what theatrical presentation has the greatest number of performances in history? The answer is…” Disney’s Golden Horseshoe Revue” And the actor, comedienne and […]

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Walt Disney’s love of Miniatures…

Every Disney fan acknowledges that throughout his lifetime, Walt Disney always thought on a grandiose scale. Even as a child, Walt wanted to do it bigger and better than the other guy, and always put […]

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History of Disney’s Golden Oak Ranch…

For any movie aficionado, a trip to your favorite movie theater or sitting in front of your own TV, complete with the requisite snacks of popcorn, candy and pop; and immersing yourself in the magic […]

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Pandora-“The World of Avatar”…

Right now, Walt Disney is looking down at Animal Kingdom’s new “World of Avatar” with a Cheshire Cat grin on his face and nodding his head in approval, as the world’s greatest storyteller takes in […]

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Walt Disney’s “Nine Old Men”…

Walt Disney’s “Nine Old Men” The World can thank Walter Elias Disney for amazing Theme Parks, heart-warming stories and feature films, both live and animated, and his vision and innovations which has brought animation today […]

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Animal Kingdoms’ “Rivers of Light” show…

Today, the most anticipated land ever to open at Walt Disney World is Pandora, World of Avatar. This astonishing land is based on the James Cameron’s blockbuster film Avatar. This land is a recreation of […]

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DeMolay and Walt Disney-Perfect Together…

Most Disney fans and historians know that Walt Disney was perhaps one of the 20th Centuries most successful and innovative animation and entertainment pioneers. Walt prospered and achieved phenomenal success in conceivably one of the […]

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Circarama-Walt’s new filming process…

Walt Disney throughout his amazing career gave the world some of the most innovative animation and filming techniques. Although not to first to utilize sound in cartoons, he elevated the process and perfected it. The […]

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Cinderella’s Golden Carrousel-Now Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel…

I have been a Disney traditionalist my whole life. I love the classic Disney cartoon shorts and feature animations. I know that Walt loved progress and technology, and was frustrated many times because his ideas […]

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