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Hollywood Legend MICKEY ROONEY Dead at 93. An Icon That Will Remain in Cinema History.

There are very few of those Hollywood Legends anymore in cinema. There used to be a time when stars were something special, they were role models, you saw movies because they were in them. It truly was “Hollywood”. One of those was the legend Mickey Rooney. Many of you Disney fans know Rooney from such classics as Pete’s Dragon. (You can listen to us interview Helen Reddy about the film and working with Rooney in our archives here). Mickey Rooney…

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“Muppets Most Wanted” Soundtrack To Make Mayhem March 18

The Muppets are back on the big screen with the all-new caper “Muppets Most Wanted,” creating the musical mayhem that’s made them fan favorites for almost four decades. With songs by Bret McKenzie, who won an Oscar® for the original song “Man or Muppet” in 2011’s “The Muppets,” and a score by Christophe Beck, who’s behind the scores of Disney’s Oscar-winning short “Paperman” and the Golden Globe®-winning, Oscar-nominated hit “Frozen,” the soundtrack features all-star vocalists, including Kermit the Frog, Ricky…

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Walt Disney Records’ Frozen Soundtrack And “Let It Go” Single Both Certified Platinum

Eleven weeks after its release, the Frozen soundtrack has certified Platinum, selling over 1,000,000 copies, and has spent four non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Industry sources are forecasting the album’s return to the top position on Wednesday. The last soundtrack to spend 5 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart was 1998’s “Titantic.” The Oscar-nominated song “Let It Go,” performed by Idina Menzel, also certified Platinum with sales over 1.2M. Menzel, who provides the…

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Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks” To Open AFI FEST 2013

Disney announced today that “Saving Mr. Banks” has been chosen to open AFI FEST 2013, presented by Audi, on Thursday, November 7. The film, which will have its North American premiere at the festival, stars Academy Award®-winning actress Emma Thompson and Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks, both of whom will be in attendance at the Opening Night Gala, along with director John Lee Hancock and other stars from the film. Inspired by true events, “Saving Mr. Banks” is the extraordinary, untold…

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Walt Disney Records Celebrates The Upcoming 35th Anniversary Of The Muppet Movie Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

The Rainbow Connection is going digital, as Walt Disney Records celebrates the upcoming 35th Anniversary of the classic frogs-to-riches story, “The Muppet Movie,” with the re-release of its Grammy-winning soundtrack album. Originally produced by Paul Williams and executive produced by late Muppet creator Jim Henson, the album features eleven timeless songs by Williams and Kenny Ascher. The release, for the first time in both digital and physical formats, coincides with the Blu-ray™ release of the classic 1979 film. Featuring new…

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The First Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World in Spanish Sparks Interest in the Orlando Theme Parks among Hispanic Tourists

“La Guía Esencial de Walt Disney World” – http://amzn.to/T3sB54 – is the first unofficial guidebook in Spanish dedicated to the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, and it has quickly escalated positions in the travel sections of both the American and the Spanish Amazon stores shortly after its publication. Oscar has a day job, but he spends most of his free time helping Spanish-speaking families plan a perfect Disney theme park vacation, sprinkling some pixie dust (in their own language)…

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