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Oh, Eisner – 1987 Edition

Previously, on As the Eisner Turns…

Ambitious young Michael Eisner and his boon companion Frank Wells took over control of Walt Disney Productions, which was struggling to make its way in the modern film industry. Disney began to cash in on underexploited assets, and the eyes of management shifted from theme parks to film and [...]

A Chance to See?

One of my innumerable long-standing gripes has been the inability to obtain merchandise that is “exclusive” to the Disney parks without either taking a trip to the parks or paying a huge markup to a third party. We’ve seen this problem in action lately with the release of The Art of Walt Disney World, [...]