On what would have been Walt Disney's 112th birthday, on December 5, 2013, The Walt Disney Family Museum is proud to launch its very own podcast! This monthly podcast will endeavor to further Walt’s story. From interviews with people who knew or admire him—such as Disney Legends, animators, Imagineers, and more—recaps and clips from special events at the Museum, information about upcoming programs, to tidbits about Walt himself, will comprise just some of the content for this show.
WDFM Podcast, Episode 3: Floyd Norman, Ruthie Tompson, and Richard Sherman
First aired: February 12, 2014
In the third episode of the WDFM podcast, The Walt Disney Family Museum welcomes Disney Legends Floyd Norman, Ruthie Tompson, and Richard Sherman to share their unique and memorable experiences working with and for Walt Disney. Join us to find out what kind of a boss, leader, friend, and man Walt was—as told by the people who actually knew him.
WDFM Podcast, Episode 2: Tom Hanks
First aired: January 6, 2014
In episode two of the WDFM Podcast, Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks joins us to talk about his role as Walt Disney in the feature film Saving Mr. Banks. He also talks about how he prepared for the role—which entailed multiple trips to The Walt Disney Family Museum—his thoughts on Walt, Disneyland, and the museum's galleries and exhibits.
WDFM Podcast, Episode 1: Diane Disney Miller and Don Hahn
First aired: December 5, 2013
In our premier episode, we are honored to present, with a heavy heart, the final interview from the museum's founder—and Walt Disney's daughter—Diane Disney Miller. We also chat with Disney Legend and acclaimed producer Don Hahn (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King) about the holiday film he produced and directed exclusively for The Walt Disney Family Museum: Christmas with Walt.
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