Mousetalgia - Episode 91

Disney legends celebrate Disneyland's 55th birthday at the Walt Disney Family Museum, and Mousetalgia takes you inside the sold-out event! Marty Sklar, Jack Lindquist, Tony Baxter, and Matt Ouimet all discuss the history of Disneyland, managing the park's programs, and its continuing legacy. Plus, Team Mousetalgia review the Sorcerer's Apprentice and discuss Guillermo del Toro's recent announcement of a Haunted Mansion movie remake! Also - Tron in D-Box, and more!

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Mousetalgia - Episode 90

Animation Then and Now: Disney producer Don Hahn presents his Animation master class at the Walt Disney Family Museum, and Mousetalgia reports on the event! Hahn presents a history and overview of Walt Disney Feature Animation, from prehistoric art through Pixar's latest characters; and Hahn details some of Walt Disney's personal innovations in the history of the cartoon art form. Also, Disneyland turns 55, and we list our favorite '55 attractions from the park... plus more!

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Mousetalgia - Episode 89

The Walt Disney Archives turns 40, and Mousetalgia reports from the 40th anniversary D23 event held at the Walt Disney Studios. Dave Smith announces his upcoming retirement, numerous items are donated to the archives, and Leonard Maltin interviews Dave Smith about his career with the Disney Company. Plus, a new "People and Places" Disney featurette is unveiled, telling the story of the history of the Walt Disney Archives. Also, Jeff reviews a Haunted Mansion art show, Becky blogs for, Dave announces, and more! Also just announced - don't miss Mousetagia at the Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet on August 14, 2010 ( Mousetalgia is an official Platinum Sponsor of the Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet.

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Mousetalgia - Episode 88

Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies - Author Russell Merrit dicsusses the Technicolor 1929-'38 cartoon shorts at the Walt Disney Family Museum, and offers a history of the music, sound and early animation techniques used by Walt and his studio to present the popular featurettes, including "The Skeleton Dance" and "The Old Mill" while preparing his studio for his first full-length animated feature. Also, Jeff Kurtti's new book "Disneyland Through the Decades" is reviewed, and more listener emails. Plus, can't-miss live entertainment at the park... and more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:22am PDT