Archive of posts filed under the Disney category.
DCS: tommy kirk
A chance audition for the role of “Joe Hardy” on a serialized version of The Hardy Boys was Tommy Kirk’s ticket to stardom. The show, broadcast as part of the popular Mickey Mouse Club, was the first installment in Tommy’s long, productive and lucrative association with the Walt Disney Company. 1957 saw Tommy star in …
IF: breakfast (part 4)
And now, Kelloggs proudly presents a show that has the whole town-cooking! A-speaking of meat, let’s tell them what happened down at the chicken coop, eh? A hungry fox boldly walked in through a hen house door. Too bad for him, he met a hen, who stood at ten foot four! He won’t forget the …
DCS: nancy hart
If you’re going to believe a made-up story about a strong and inspiring woman during the Revolutionary War, forget the one about Betsy Ross. Here’s the story of Nancy Hart. According to various accounts, Nancy Hart and her husband Benjamin lived near Savannah, Georgia with their eight children. Nancy was a strong and resourceful woman, …
Jet, was your father as bold as a Sergeant Major?
When hinges creak in doorless chambers and strange and frightening sounds echo through the halls Whenever candlelights flicker where the air is deathly still that is the time when ghosts are present practicing their terror with ghoulish delight!
DCS: marty sklar
Marty Sklar continued Walt Disney’s dream of making magic a reality. He was instrumental in the development and design of Disney theme parks and attractions until his passing in July 2017 at the age of 83.
DCS: doreen tracey
Doreen Tracey grew up singing and dancing, thanks to her father’s dance studio. At 12, young Doreen auditioned for The Mickey Mouse Club along with hundreds of other talented children (including singer Paul Williams and actress Candace Bergen, who didn’t make the cut). She was picked and stayed with the show for all three seasons. Doreen …
DCS: x atencio
If you would like to join our jamboree There’s a simple rule that’s compulsory: Mortals pay a token fee Rest in peace, the haunting’s free So hurry back, we would like your company!
DCS: lena horne
Lena Horne joined the chorus line at Harlem’s famed Cotton Club in the fall of 1933 when she was just 16. By the spring, she was a featured performer at the club, eventually touring as a vocalist with bandleader Charlie Barnet. Not a fan of life on the road, Lena returned to her native New …