memories

TV’s Original Dancing Star Bobby Burgess Shares Memorable Moments in New Tell-All Book, “Ears & Bubbles”

Bobby Burgess was television’s first dancing star. Put aside Dancing with the Stars, Bobby was cutting a rug with the samba, waltz, tango, jitterbug, and more as the featured dancer on The Lawrence Welk Show for 21 years from 1961 to 1982, then on Welk reruns airing on PBS right up to this day. And before that, he was dancing up a storm as an original Mouseketeer on Walt Disney’s classic Mickey Mouse Club TV series. Now Bobby tells all in his behind-the-scenes book, Ears & Bubbles: Dancing…

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Oh the Days of River Country!

Growing up I loved the original water park at the Walt Disney World Resort RIVER COUNTRY! So in digging around the studios I found one of my Tickets from there. Oh what a lost gem. It was the place to go, and as much ad Typhoon and Blizzard Beach are fun, they will never hold the simple pleasure River Country embraced. (click to enlarge photo) ABOUT Disney’s River Country was the first water park at the Walt Disney World Resort.[1]…

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Lexie and Walt: A Personal Journey

By: D-Team Member: Lexie When something inspires one person it often ends up inspiring someone else. If Walt Disney was inspired, which he certainly was, then there is no doubt that his love of entertainment went on to light millions of passions around the globe. For me, Walt the man is even that bit more incredible than everything he created. If you think about it, the magic of Disney that we adore had to come from somewhere, or rather, someone.…

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The First in our D-Memories with a 1986 Magic Kingdom Pass

Sometimes I find myself going through the ton of Disney items I have. Some are real collections and others are just ones I have found collected on my own for fun. From Cereal Box Toys, to Napkins, and more. Well, I figured why not share many of these with all of you DizRadio D-Heads™ from time to time. So I created a new category on the site called D-Memories. It may be random photos I have taken, old park tickets,…

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Journalist Pays Homage to Disney and Related Parks; New Release by Chuck Schmidt

Four plots of desolate land – an ex-orange grove, soggy field near a busy city, former dump and alligator-infested swampland – didn’t have much going for them until someone with vision turned them into wonderlands. This new book details a common thread that runs through entertainment venues decades apart: Disneyland in California, Walt Disney World in Florida, Freedomland in the Bronx and the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair in Queens. That common thread includes C.V. Wood, general manager of Disneyland,…

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