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Turner Classic Movies Film Festival 2015: History According to Disney

Several times a year, Turner Classic Movies hosts a new, on-air showcase of Treasures from the Disney Vault: a wide array of Disney classics for the entire family to enjoy, including animated shorts, feature films, live-action movies, documentaries, nature films, and made-for-television movies. Tune in—or set your recording devices—tomorrow, Thursday, July 2 at 8pm ET, for their summer installment of Disney favorites, including Hawaiian Holiday (1937), Johnny Tremaine (1957), The Great Locomotive Chase (1956), and so many more! 

In celebration of this television marathon, we're thrilled to share with you highlights and a recap of the screenings and events that happened during the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival. 

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Who Killed Cock Robin? at 80: An Appreciation

Who Killed Cock Robin?, one of Walt Disney's most unique and iconic Silly Symphonies, is celebrating its 80th anniversary! Let's take a look into the history of this classic animated short...

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Mine Train Through Nature's Wonderland

Formerly Rainbow Caverns Mine Train from 1956 to 1959, Mine Train Through Nature's Wonderland opened 55 years ago on May 28, 1960 in Disneyland's Frontierland.

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Father's Day Gift Guide

Still looking for that perfect Father's Day gift? Visit the museum’s online store for special, charming, and exclusive items that'll make this special day an unforgettable one. For your convenience, we've hand-curated a list of gift ideas for that special father in your life. Happy shopping!

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Celebrating Burny Mattinson

On Burny Mattinson's 80th birthday today, we take a look back at his 63 years of service at The Walt Disney Studios. 

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May 9, 1954

Ron Miller and Diane Disney were married in a small church ceremony in Santa Barbara on May 9, 1954. Find out more about that special day after the jump. 

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Wednesdays with Ward: Looking Back

In honor of what would have been Disney Legend Ward Kimball's 101st birthday today, let's take a look back at the month-long celebration we had during Wednesdays with Ward. 

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