Category Archives: Disneyland

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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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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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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Save up to 20% on premium rooms at Disneyland Resort Hotels this fall

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You can stay in the middle of the magic and save up to 20% on premium rooms at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, and Disneyland Hotel, and up to 10% at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel on select Sunday-Thursday nights this fall. Enjoy the holidays at  Disneyland Resort with these special rates.* With Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park and […]

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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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Interview: Jay Meyer (Haunted Mansion ghost/Golden Horseshoe performer)

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I just posted my interview with Jay Meyer on my Mouse Clubhouse website.  In this conversation, Jay discusses  his work as a singer in television and film, including The Jack Benny Program, as well as singing as a statue in the Disney “Haunted Mansion” attractions around the world, and his fourteen years, performing live in Disneyland entertaining audiences […]

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Interview: Larry Billman (Pioneer of Disney live entertainment)

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I just posted my interview with Larry Billman on my Mouse Clubhouse website. In this conversation, Larry discusses his career, including his involvement in the early development of great live entertainment at the Disney parks worldwide. The interview and more photos are at CLICK HERE for the interview and more photos 

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Disneyland window recipients in my upcoming interviews

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Although it is my goal to one day have all my interviews posted here on Mouse Clubhouse, and I’m still catching up from past interviews, I’m still doing new ones whenever I can. The last three interviews I’ve done are all recipients of windows on Main Street in Disneyland, a great honor! And it was […]

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