Walt Disney

The Disney Dose podcast is joined by Don Hahn. During his years working for the Walt Disney Company, Don has worked as an animator, author, and producer on projects ranging from Lion King and the Disney Nature films to “Nightmare Before Christmas” and the upcoming live action “Beauty the Beast” movie. He recently wrote a new book called Before Ever After:…

Today, the first round of media items for Saving Mr. Banks was released by Disney. Saving Mr. Banks Synopsis Saving Mr. Banks is the untold story of how Walt Disney, played by Tom Hanks, gets the rights for Mary Poppins from P.L. Travers, played by Emma Thompson.  It centers on P.L. Travers’ inner debate of…

  Walt Disney was a Cartoonist. An Innovator. A Craftsman. A Genius. A Father, and so many other things! But the one thing that he was that most touches me has to do with one of his hobbies. Walt Disney was… a Collector. Yes, as a Collector myself, I’ve learned so much from the passion…

Disney knew that he would need help funding the development of his fantasy, Disneyland. Being the visionary he was, he looked to the next new frontier — television. He approached all three major networks with his proposal, but only ABC was willing to partner with him. Disney would produce a weekly family television program for…