Category Archives: Shorts

Mickey & Friends Travel Trailer Insulated Lunch Bag

Mickey’s Trailer is one of the best Disney Shorts in my humble opinion! It came out in 1938 and starred Mickey with Donald Duck and Goofy along for the trip. It turns out to be a near disastrous vacation with … Continue reading

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Donald Duck OUT OF SCALE Sketchbook Ornament

Donald Duck starred in the 1951 theatrical Short entitled Out of Scale. In this film Donald has built a little town in his backyard complete with a model steam locomotive no less. But pesky Chip and Dale move in and … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Stories from THE MOUSE FACTORY LP

A long title for a short entry in the catalogue of Disneyland Records. These story records are indeed short on content but perfect for little ones with short attention spans. This offering even has eleven storybook pages to help focus … Continue reading

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DMR: Goofy How-To PRINTABLES

I’ve really enjoyed redeeming rewards from Disney Movie Rewards! Every time I go to a movie or buy it in the stores I can collect points towards exclusive Disney merchandise. Some of these items would be quite elaborate and expensive … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Grasshopper and the Ants

This is one of my favorite Silly Symphonies (1934) and I have a few items of memorabilia featuring it in my collection. It’s a classic tale of industriousness versus laziness with the lead character, the Grasshopper, learning a sobering lesson… … Continue reading

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Disney Music is Just for Kids

“We suggest you take that back!”

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Nifty Nineties Miniature Plate

Look carefully at this old wall clock that we found upon moving into our new place. The previous inhabitant had the good idea of putting a little collector plate behind the glass where the pendulum would normally be. But we … Continue reading

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Goofy Baseball Figurine

Goofy has tried his hand at almost every sport throughout his illustrious career. He has not succeeded in any of them, but you have to give him points for trying! I was delighted to find this bisque figurine of the … Continue reading

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The Grasshopper and the Ants Record-Reader

From WDP comes a Capitol Records release of a truly entertaining Silly Symphony: The Grasshopper and the Ants. Released in 1934, this was one of Aesop’s fables, reimagined by the animators of Walt Disney. A Capitol Record-Reader was a cherished … Continue reading

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Disney Store Sketchbook Ornament Collection

To begin, just let me say that I don’t celebrate most holidays. The whys and wherefores of this decision would fill many more blog posts and probably would be better discussed on a completely different blog site. But I have … Continue reading

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