Author Archives: Bill Iadonisi

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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 […]

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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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                                                                                                                 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 […]

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Disney, “If I have to explain it to you…”

                                                                                                                   Since January of this year, my articles focused on the “Classic” Disney attractions. Why? because every once in a while I get into the old nostalgia mood. These attractions are what made Disney the […]

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It’s A Small World attraction-Still on guest’ “Bucket List”…

                                                                                                               Here is the quintessential attraction perhaps in all of Disney. “It’s a Small World” is another example of a classic, low tech offering that is made more special in the fact the Walt Disney […]

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Carousel of Progress-Walt’s Favorite…

A few weeks ago in my last article, I was in my usual nostalgic mood right after the Christmas holidays. I talked about the exciting new offerings awaiting guests at Walt Disney World in the […]

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