Tag Archives: Disneyland

Disneyland 40th Anniversary Castle Cookie Jar

This ceramic ornament will bring back bad memories if you are one of the many who hated the Birthday Cake makeover of Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World. On October 1, 1996, it was the 25th Anniversary of Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean Promotional Magazine

This is a wonderful promotional magazine from 1974. The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction was first opened at Disneyland in 1967 and then at Walt Disney World in 1973, so this magazine was well timed to generate interest in the … Continue reading

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Disneyland 25 – Advertising Supplement to the L. A. Times Part 2

Part 1 was fun and Part 2 of our look at the Disneyland 25 Advertising Supplement starts with a very colorful two-page center spread: So what can we look forward to during the Disneyland 25 Family Reunion? To begin with, … Continue reading

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Disneyland 25 – Advertising Supplement to the L.A. Times Part 1

“Happy Birthday to a Dream” is the tagline for this insert that was added to the Los Angeles Times newspaper on January 20, 1980. As you can see from the cover picture, some artistic license was taken with the positioning … Continue reading

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Disney Print Advertising Pages

Who would have thought that a page out of an old magazine could become a collectible just because it advertised a character, candy, or a mundane service? And when you combine a beloved product with a cool spokesperson… it even … Continue reading

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The Disneyland News Special Edition 1985

The Disneyland News was sold as ‘Disneyland’s Hometown Newspaper’ and was available as a promotional souvenir during the Park’s early years. You could buy it off the rack or from newsboys all along Main Street U.S.A. for just 10 cents, … Continue reading

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Disneyland Matchbook Cover

One of the hardest collectibles to find is the full matchbook. Usually some or all of the matches are gone (for obvious reasons: puff, puff) and then the cover is thrown away. Who would ever think to collect such a … Continue reading

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Luigi’s Flying Tires HAT

Ah, Theme Park history! Is there anything better than looking back and remembering those great old attractions of the past? If they are good attractions, no. But if they are attractions like the one featured in this post, then the … Continue reading

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Women’s DISNEYLAND T-SHIRT: Cinderella’s Coach

It’s been a long time since I posted an item of Disney-themed clothing. Most of our Disney t-shirts are getting pretty old and ragged and are being discarded one by one. So I guess it’s time to add a few … Continue reading

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ARRIVING at Walt Disney World

Today we are sharing How We Know We’ve Arrived at Disney. STAYING ON-SITE: CHECK-IN! Nothing says “You have arrived!” like seeing a giant sign with the name of a Disney resort on it. This is where you will be staying … Continue reading

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