This past Friday (Sept 8,2012) Bob Lambert who was the Walt Disney Executive passed away. He introduced digital media into the Walt Disney Company. Mr. Lambert worked in the entertainment firm for almost 25 years.
1. Disneyland opened July 17, 1955, with 18 major attractions. Today, there are more than 60 adventures and attractions.
When Disneyland opened, Anaheim, Calif., had five hotels and two motels
with a total of 87 rooms, and there were 34 restaurants in the
city. Today, Anaheim boasts approximately 150 hotels and motels with
more than 18,000 rooms, and well over 450 restaurants.
3. From groundbreaking to opening day, Disneyland was built in just 365 days.
Well over 600 million guests have passed through the gates of
Disneyland since opening day, including seven U.S. presidents and many
other prominent 20th century dignitaries and celebrities.
Having fun is hungry and thirsty work. Every year, guests at Disneyland
Park and Disney California Adventure Park consume an estimated 3 million
hamburgers, 2 million hot dogs, 6.5 million orders of french fries,
1.6 million servings of popcorn, 3.2 million servings of ice cream, 1.9
million gallons of soft drinks and 2.8 million…
The Haunted Mansion Holiday has now arrived at the Disneyland Resort. With the arrival of the layover comes a new gingerbread house and a new character. Sally has now arrived in the graveyard scene and as the gingerbread house. In past years of the layover Sally has only been featured in the hallway to Doombuggies as one of the portraits and at the very end as the guests are leaving the ride telling Sandy Claws to hurry back.
The Film Censorship board in Malaysia are not happy with the "gay scene" where two of the male characters are dancing in a ballroom. The film board claims that the scene will promote homosexuality.
Disney is standing their ground and telling the film board in Malaysia that they will not be cutting the scene because the scene is only three seconds long. The chairman Abdul Halim Adbul Hamid "It is in our guidelines that we don’t allow L.G.B.T. activity in movies in Malaysia, They are the ones not allowing the movie to be shown. We approved it with a minor cut.” The chairman says that if Disney had only cut the three second scene they would have given the movie a PG-13 rating.