Author Archives: Bill Iadonisi

 

If Florida was not Chosen…

After about four long months, Walt Disney World is finally re-opening, abet in a more measured, and convoluted way, due to the covid19 virus. Yesterday the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom bowed in and in […]

 

Disney and the Fall Holiday Season-Perfect Together…

Due to the covid-19 virus, most of the World has shuttered itself, including the Happiest Place on Earth, Disneyland and all sister parks worldwide. It is a hard time for Disney lovers around the world, […]

 

Mickey’s Christmas Carol…

                                                                                                                Another Christmas season is upon us, and for me my inner child, like the phoenix rises from the ashes of adulthood to embrace this magical season. Enjoying the season like a kid, I also […]

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Walt Disney’s original classic, “Dumbo”…

Here is the first Disney Classic that has been rebooted from animation to live actors, and photo-realistically computer generated images. Following this re imagined film was Disney’s “Aladdin” premiering on May 24th, the “Lion King”, […]

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Walt’s 1955 “Lady and the Tramp- A retrospect…

As any Disney fan knows, the Company has been on a cinematic reboot frenzy for the last few years. Disney has been taking some of its classic animated features and rebooting them into live active […]

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Disney’s new “Skyliner” First Impression…

On Wednesday, September 25th, we were given a sneak-peak and ride of Disney’s newest addition to its already proficient transportation system, the gondola transportation system, the Disney Skyliner. Although for many millions of guests, this […]

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EPCOT’s “Fountain of Nations”…

                                                                                                               Since the official opening of Walt Disney Worlds “Fantasyland Expansion” on 12/6/12, Walt Disney World has been in a frantic state of flux since. As any Disneyphile knows, Walt always wanted his park to […]

 

Disney Legend and Animator, Freddie Moore…

                                                                                                                   Even the gifted prophetic Walt Disney could not have foretold the present state of his company. Today, the Walt Disney Company has its tendrils entwined into almost every entertainment, vacation and theme park venues […]

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Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge-Sneak Peak in Pictures…

I have just returned from an invitation-only preview of Disney’s most anticipated new Land and attractions, Star Wars, Galaxy’s Edge on the Planet Batuu. We were allowed four hours to inspect, admire and partake in […]

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Walt Disney’s Pinocchio…

As a Diehard Disney lover, I am above all a Disney traditionalist. I love all the Disney classic cartoon shorts and classic animation features. You can tell anything that Walt was personally involved in. This […]

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The Weather in Walt Disney World

                                                                                                                 Many would say, what makes you know so much about the weather? Well, being a private pilot for many years, I have an intimate knowledge of the medium, after all pilots fly in the […]

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Walt’s biggest action-adventure series-“Zorro”

                                                                                                                 In my last article, I showcased Walt’s amazing and prophetic abilities to know what, who and why things will work. He chose the perfect actor for his action/adventure series “Zorro” His choice of Guy […]

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Guy Williams-Walt’s choice to play Zorro…

                                                                                                                Walt Disney’s phenomenal success and career was due to many factors, and storyteller has to rank in the top of the list. He had an inborn knack for conveying the stories of his own […]

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Walt’s best friend, brother Roy O. Disney…

Of all the characters, Artisans, and friends that Walt Disney had amassed over his long, successful career, none was more important than his own brother, Roy O. Disney. The bond these two men developed over […]

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Walt Disney’s Donald Duck…

Donald Duck throughout the years is the only Disney character that has maintained by many, eclipsed Mickey Mouse in popularity. In 2002, Donald Duck was on TV Guides list of the 50 greatest cartoon characters […]