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George McGinnis, Walt Disney, And The Underground Train Of Tomorrow

Odds are that if you’re reading this, you’ve put together a school project at one point or another. Maybe it was your elementary school science fair, or maybe it was your doctoral dissertation in particle physics. Either way, you’ve spent some time working one one of these projects. Maybe you won a blue ribbon for [...]

Walt’s Scrapbook – Bella Notte, October 1966

“Actress Sophia Loren and producer Walt Disney are all smiles in New York City, Oct. 1, 1966 as they hold the silver trays presented to them at the convention banquet of the National Association of Theater Owners. Disney was honored as Showman of the World; Miss Loren as Star of the Year.” (AP Photo)

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A Real Rogue’s Gallery, 1966

Walt Disney stops to chat with employees, 1966 (L.A. Times Photo Archive)

I don’t really have a lot to say on this one; I just really liked this photo.

It’s also especially timely because, now that I’ve been to Disneyland, I finally understand the mystique and prestige that Pirates of the Caribbean holds in the [...]