Author Archives: Scott Wolf

Interview: Gary Krueger (Disney photographer)

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I just posted my interview with Gary Krueger on my Mouse Clubhouse website. In this conversation, Gary talks about his times photographing Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Disney movie premieres and much more – and you’ll see lots of postcards of Gary’s photography!  CLICK HERE for the interview and postcards

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Interview: Gary Dubin (His acting career and voicing Talouse in The Aristocats)

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I was shocked to learn that Gary Dubin has passed away at the age of 57. In addition to providing the role of Talouse in the Disney animated feature The Aristocats, Gary appeared in numerous movies and television shows. You can hear an interview I did with Gary back in 2009.

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Rare Pirates of the Caribbean concept art

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Yo ho everybody! I thought you’d enjoy this rare concept art by Marc Davis for the Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland. Marc was my favorite artist and responsible for creating so many of the classic scenes you see in attractions such as Pirates, Haunted Mansion, Jungle Cruise and so much more. Marc started working […]

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Walt Disney World opening in 1971

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It was on this day in 1971 that Walt Disney World opened to the public. Learning from all the troubles they had at Disneyland’s opening day, it was decided to hold the grand opening festivities until later in the month. When WDW began, the Magic Kingdom was the sole park. There was no Epcot, no […]

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Most popular presidential nominee – Pooh for President

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Although he’s skilled in the media, having had his own television shown and movie appearances, he has no political experience, zero knowledge of foreign polices, he’s not up on the latest technology, and, well, he’s got very-little brains. Yet, I believe this candidate could actually have a chance if he ran today. Of course, I’m […]

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Disneyland’s 40th birthday – July 17, 1995

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  Here’s a throwback Thursday to a picture I took on Disneyland’s 40th anniversary. Lady and Tramp and other characters towered over Main Street on July 17, 1995. With the opening of the Indiana Jones Adventure as the newest attraction, the theme of the year was “40 Years of Adventure.”

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Interview: Harriet Burns (Babes in Toyland/Mary Poppins)

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I just posted my interview with Harriet Burns.  In this conversation, Harriet talks about working on the movies “Babes in Toyland” and “Mary Poppins.” CLICK HERE for the interview and more images.

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Disneyland 30th anniversary parade, 1985

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“Thank you, Mickey, thank you Donald, let’s all give a cheer! The whole world wants to thank you, thank you for 30 happy years!” are the opening lyrics to this 1985 parade celebrating the 30th anniversary of Disneyland. Here’s a couple photos I took back in the day.

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Interview: Jack Gladish (Creating Jungle Cruise animals for Disneyland)

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I just posted my interview with Jack Gladish.  In this conversation, Jack discusses the detailed process of creating Jungle Cruise animals for Disneyland back in the 1960s. CLICK HERE for the interview.  

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Interview: Don Dorsey (Electrical Parade history and more!)

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With the official announcement of the beloved Electrical Parade returning to Disneyland, I thought I’d post some fascinating history about it! How was a football game responsible for the parade’s closing fanfare? Whose idea was it to have the park lights dim in perfect synchronization with the parade’s musical introduction? All this and lots more […]

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