Monthly Archives: July 2020

Disney-Themed Brass Golf Ball Markers

Although Walt Disney was more of a Polo man himself, it seems his progeny lean more towards the gentleman’s game of golf. And if you’re going to play, it’s not just the clubs and balls you need to be a … Continue reading

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Wreck-It Ralph Alarm Clock Video Game

Who remembers the old Disney Movie Rewards program? As with so many other Disney programs, this one was reworked and then renamed, in this case as Disney Movie Insiders. Is it better? It appears to me to offer way fewer … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Zorro 78 RPM Record

The Zorro television series only lasted for two seasons but made almost as much of a sensation as did the Davy Crocket series before it. But not quite! Based on the Zorro¬†character created by Johnston McCulley, the series premiered on … Continue reading

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Captain Hook Pirate Ship Snow Globe

Time to sail the Seven Seas and perhaps the Spanish Main as we board Captain Hook’s pirate ship. Will we arrive in Never Never Land or will we have to scuttle our vessel along the way? Either way, it’s too … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Acting Out the ABC’s LP Record

Disney is no stranger to exploiting the child market with various types of content. This is perhaps nowhere more truthful than with the many LP releases of Disneyland Records. Although I may not listen to such offerings, I do collect … Continue reading

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Nostalgic 50s Family Drive-In Clock

American Graffiti did much to romanticize the 50s. Like it needed any help! I love that era and always appreciate a good movie set in the period or a piece of merchandise that celebrates the cars, culture, and good times. … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite: Disney’s Fantasia LP

This post may contain material that could be deemed culturally insensitive by today’s standards. Any such material is presented in its original context and form and is intended to preserve a piece of history so we can hopefully learn from … Continue reading

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From Phonograph to Laser Disc in About 100 Years

History has given us some interesting options when it comes to sound and video recordings. From the phonograph cylinder to shellac and then vinyl discs, read by means of stylus and eventually lasers, mankind has tried just about everything to … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Donald Duck and Disney Comic Strip Belt

I’m always on the lookout for Disney-related items or references that show up in unusual places. Old periodicals, television commercials, or movies all yield strange sightings! Such as: Blue Peter¬†is a British children’s television program that was first broadcast in … Continue reading

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Jim Henson’s Super Grover from Sesame Street

“Presenting the adventures of everybody’s favorite hero. The man who’s faster than lightning, stronger than steel, smarter than a speeding bullet. It’s… Super Grover!“ With that, we usually hear fanfare as Super Grover bursts through a paper wall bearing his … Continue reading

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