Mousetalgia Episode 126 - Richard Sherman and Tony Walton on Mary Poppins

A Spoonful of Spectacular Magic: This week, Team Mousetalgia report on everything Mary Poppins from two events at the Walt Disney Family Museum. At the first event, songwriter Richard Sherman performed his famous songs from the hit film, and told stories about working directly with Walt Disney on the production of the film - and the following week, designer Tony Walton talked about his set and costume designs for the film, and what it was like working with Julie Andrews - who also happened to be his wife. Also, the team talks Poppins in the Park... and more!

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Seeing spots: This week, Jeff reports on a "101 Dalmatians" lecture at the Walt Disney Family Museum with Andreas Deja, Don Iwerks, and Floyd Norman. These Disney veterans describe the Xerox process which saved Disney animation, and talk about other aspects of the creation of this stylistic and beloved classic Disney film. Also - Dave and Becky continue their report on Walt Disney World, commenting on the things Disneyland does better, and describing some of the stand-out dining experiences from their trip to Florida. Plus, D23's second anniversary, visiting the El Capitan Theatre, and more!

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Mousetalgia - Episode 124

Mardi Gras at Disneyland and a visit to Walt Disney World - On this week's episode, Dave and Becky return from WDW and report on ways that Orlando bests Anaheim (softer toilet paper tops the list!) Meanwhile, Kristen reports on the Mardi Gras celebration at Disneyland's Family Fun Weekends. Also - Jeff and Kristen report on a visit to Hollywood's famed Magic Castle, and uncover some little-known Disney ties. Plus - D23's second anniversary, Mars Needs Moms at the Cartoon Art Museum... and more!

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Mousetalgia - Episode 123

Roadside Disney! This week, Mousetalgia takes you on a tour of the Disney road less traveled as we explore various roadside and out-of-the-way Disney attractions and monuments. Whether it's the true-life adventures at a game farm in Sequim or the oddly familiar Main Street of Marceline, Team Mousetalgia will help you plan the most extraordinary Disney trip ever. From Walt's Laugh-o-Grams studio in Kansas City to the ice cream parlor featured in Up, this collection of unusual and offbeat Disney locations will leave you ready to hit the road. Also - a report from a Jack Lindquist book signing, our tips on where to stay when visiting Disneyland - and more!

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