The Mouseketeers’ debut on the opening day of Disneyland.

In actuality, the rehearsal footage of the Mouseketeers in color, July 16, 1955 (the day before the opening day). Notice some things like ears falling, a boy not included in the final number, a couple of girls with tied hair, amazing color footage and some great close-ups.


Jean Seberg on audition, 1956

Everyone except Casper The Friendly Ghost graduates from Fright School in  “A Haunting We Will Go" (1949)

"Horton Hears A Who" (1970) dir. by Chuck Jones

"A person’s a person, no matter how small."

The King and Queen of Norway, 1923

Walt Disney’s “Funny Little Bunnies” (1934)

Happy Easter, everyone!  xoxox


Happy Birthday, Harold Clayton Lloyd  (April 20th, 1893 - March 8th, 1971)

"My humor was never cruel or cynical.  We just took life and poked fun at it.  We made it so it could be understood the world over, without language barriers.  We seem to have conquered the time barrier, as well."

Mickey and Minnie Mouse are an “Adorable Couple” (2014)

Mickey’s courtship of Minnie Mouse goes awry in “O Sole Minnie” (2013)

"Only Yesterday" (1991)

"Only Yesterday" (1991)

Constance Talmadge has fun with food in “East Is West” (1922)

"East Is West" was considered a lost film until 2005, when a copy was discovered in The Netherlands which has been subsequently restored.  Irving Thalberg dated Miss Talmdage (before he married Norma Shearer), and was very smitten with her.

Casper The Friendly Ghost fails Fright School in “The Deep Boo Sea” (1952)

Casper The Friendly Ghost fails Fright School in “The Deep Boo Sea” (1952)

Lana Turner and Jimmy Stewart in “Ziegfeld Girl” (1941)

"My Neighbor Tortoro" (1988)

"My Neighbor Tortoro" (1988)