Mousetalgia - Episode 92

It's a Mousetalgia Emporium! Jeff reports on the pros and cons of taking a toddler to the parks, the whole team reports on the "Disney Parks Around the Globe" panel discussion at the Walt Disney Family Museum, and we answer listener email. Plus, a special "Ears to the Ground" segment on the last flight of Star Tours. Also: High School Musical 3 saves a life, Dave looks at the "Disney Parks" DVD set, Kristen hosts a giveaway, and more!

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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 AllEars.net, Dave announces ParkPlaque.com, and more! Also just announced - don't miss Mousetagia at the Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet on August 14, 2010 (pnwmousemeet.com). 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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Mousetalgia - Episode 87

Toy Story 3: Is this goodbye to Woody, Buzz and the gang? Team Moustalgia takes a look at the newest film from Pixar and dissects the story, the sizzle, and the soul of the latest hit from Emeryville. Also - Pixar's newest short film is analyzed; DCA's latest updates in Paradise Pier and the Blue Sky Cellar are explained, and a listener calls in a review of the Walt Disney Archives' 40th anniversary event as a preview to an upcoming show!

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Mousetalgia - Episode 86

Disney California Adventure unleashes a World of Color, and Team Mousetalgia reports from opening night! From preferred viewing packages to waiting for Fast Passes, we bring you all the details about the new water show, including the music, the special effects, and the pre-show entertainment. Also, we report from GlowFest, DCA's answer to the hot and crowded summer nights that World of Color will produce. Plus - an E3 report, Disney cocktails, and more!

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Mousetalgia - Episode 85

It's a colorful world of... listener email! Join Team Mousetalgia as we work our way through a mountain of listener emails, discussing topics ranging from infants in the parks to Phineas and Ferb - and everything in between! We share favorite resort pools and amenities, listener memories, the number 13, and other Disney tidbits. Plus, a listener calls in from the World Premiere of Toy Story 3! Also - Kristen gives you a sneak peek at our in-depth coverage of World of Color, coming June 21.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:47am PDT
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Mousetalgia - Episode 84

The Carolwood Foundation recently screened “The Great Locomotive Chase,” and Mousetalgia reports from the event, which also featured a panel discussion with Disney legend Bob Gurr, Michael Broggie (son of Disney legend Roger Broggie and Carolwood Chairman Emeritus), John Kimball (Disney animator and son of Disney Legend Ward Kimball), and Imagineer Ray Spencer (currently heading up the Red Car Trolley project at DCA). This elite panel discussed Fess Parker’s work in “The Great Locomotive Chase,” their current and past transporation projects at Disneyland, and more - including a fascinating comparison of WED's modus operandi vs. current practices at WDI. Also, Toy Story 3 – to CD, or not to CD? And World of Color – will it live up to the hype? SPECIAL NOTE; Meet the whole Mousetalgia crew this weekend, Saturday June 12, at Disneyland Park! Listen to the show for more details.

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Mousetalgia - Episode 83

Kathryn Beaumont, the voice of Alice and Wendy, speaks at the Walt Disney Family Museum - and Team Mousetalgia are there to report on the event! Also - Kristen shares the recipe for Disneyland's Tahitian Terrace's Jungle Julip, the team questions the taste of homemade Dole Whips, and Dave reports on Pixar's new Dolby 7.1 surround mix for the theatrical release of Toy Story 3. Plus - a Haunted Mansion moment, a DCA report, and more!

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:33am PDT
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