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Mighty Mouse: 1954

Mighty Mouse: 1954

Los Angeles, 1954. "Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse stuffed toy astride large world globe." Color transparency from photos by Earl Theisen for the Look magazine assignment "Here's your first view of Disneyland," a year before it opened in Anaheim. View full size.

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Good Old Walt

He is probably rolling over in his grave now with what the people at Disney are doing today. I too can remember those old TV shows from back in the 50s and 60s.

That other Mighty Mouse and the movie, maybe

Since 2004 there have been continuing plans for a Mighty Mouse movie. This is not Mickey but the competing figure created for 20th Century Fox and immortalized by "Here I Come to Save the Day!"

Wonderful World of Disney

I can’t see this guy’s face without it taking me back to his TV show on Sunday, when we’d all gather round and watch together. Whether it was a nature show or something animated or a movie, he would always open the program by giving an introduction. I believe the word avuncular was invented for him. All was well in the world with Walt Disney in the house.

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