Posts tagged: Walt Disney

P.L. Travers Biography — New!

She wrote Mary Poppins and hated the movie version. Now she’s the central character in a big new Disney movie starring Tom Hanks as Walt Disney.

Alan Menken Biography: New!

He’s the most-Oscared person alive (sort of) and he just won his first Tony. Do you know him?

Roy Disney, 1930-2009

Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney, has died at the age of 79.His father, Roy, co-founded the Disney Company with Walt.  BoingBoing has the story and related links.Just yesterday was the anniversary of Walt’s death. He died 43 years ago, in 1966. 

Tim Burton at the MOMA

Filmmaker Tim Burton will be the subject of a five-week exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, beginning November 22nd.

Cowboys Stadium: Disney Smackdown!

Here’s one thing that can be said for the new Cowboys Stadium, where the Dallas Cowboys will play their first home game of the regular season on Sunday against the Giants: it’s not Mickey Mouse architecture.

Forest Lawn: Michael Jackson’s Final Resting Place?

(TV trucks outside Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills on 7 July 2009.)A family funeral for pop star Michael Jackson took place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills today, and Jackson reportedly (may) be buried there after his funeral today.