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Program Recap: The Making of Hullabaloo

Check out the highlights and recap of a program at The Walt Disney Family Museum, featuring a discussion with James Lopez about the making of Hullabaloo, his latest animated project. 

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Program Recap: The Disney Effect

On January 10, panelists and guests gathered at Lucasfilm to discuss the power of storytelling in our lives, and in particular the life of one boy, Owen Suskind. Click through to dig deeper into Owen's story and the power of myth, fable, and legend via new discussions with journalist Ron Suskind and historian Jeff Kurtti.

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Disneyland Day: July 15, 1955

Presented to Walt Disney from the Los Angeles City Council, this certificate—comprised of water color and ink—proclaims July 15, 1955 as "Disneyland Day." Click through to hear our friend—and celebrated voice actor—Bill Rogers read a selection from the certificate’s dedication. 

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Walt and Lilly's "Tempus Fugit Celebration"

On July 13, 1955, Walt and Lilly hosted their 30th wedding anniversary party at the sparkling new Golden Horseshoe. The event doubled as the Revue's first performance! 

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1955: Fourth of July at Disneyland!

Take an inside look at the employee party held at Disneyland—two weeks before Opening Day—on the Fourth of July in 1955. Featuring a new interview with Alan Coats, son of Disney legend Claude Coats! 

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