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Robert Sherman, 1925-2012

Many people over the years have contributed to what we consider the Disney legacy. Sadly, as time passes, we lose more and more of those iconic figures who were Walt’s hand-picked talent; those who were behind the golden era of Disney animation, film, and theme parks. Today we have lost another titan of old [...]

Progress City Home Theater: The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story (2009)

The Disney documentary train rolls on, with this rather remarkable look at Richard and Robert Sherman – longtime staff songwriters at Walt Disney Productions and composers of some of the best known ditties ever. Much like Walt & El Grupo, The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story is a family affair. Cousins Gregory V. Sherman [...]

For The Boys

I just wanted to post a brief note that The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story is now available for download on iTunes. I never gave this film an official, full review after seeing it last year at the D23 Expo, but it’s fantastic. Directors Gregory V. Sherman and Jeff Sherman do an excellent job [...]

Progress City Radio – The Sherman Brothers Songbook

It’s hard to argue that any individual or individuals, aside from Walt himself, has had a greater effect on the musical history of the Walt Disney Company than Richard and Robert Sherman. Of course there have been many prominent and highly talented songwriters at the studio both before and after the brothers’ tenure there, and [...]

On A Carousel…

There’s a subject that has been a steady source of discussion on Disney fan forums for at least a decade now – what is going to happen to the Carousel of Progress? This attraction, one of Walt’s own, now exists only at Walt Disney World in Orlando and, at least seemingly, has teetered on the [...]