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The Disneyland Story (1954)

Back in December TCM announced Treasures From the Disney Vault, a regular series and collaboration with the Walt Disney Company blending Disney and classic films into each company’s respective wheelhouse. Long-time readers of the site know my affinity for all things Disney – if you don’t, read all the entries in my Journeys in the Disney…

Superdad (1973)

The 1970s wasn’t a good decade for Walt Disney Studios. With the horrors of Vietnam and the Civil Rights Movement behind us, how could the family friendly studio whose work never commented on the situation try to stay relevant? Why, by commenting on the situation in their own special way. Unfortunately, blending Disney and the…

The Love Bug (1968)

The last production Walt Disney greenlit, The Love Bug was the perfect movie to help audiences sit down and tune out during the chaotic year of 1968.  The story of a little bug with a spunky personality perservering against the wealthy corporate drudge is a tale as old as time…but those other movies lack a car named…