|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on August 4, 2017 at 12:45 PM||comments (0)|
Check out these photos from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. They show what the scenes looked like before and after the CGI (Computer Graphics) were added in.
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|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on July 29, 2017 at 10:50 PM||comments (0)|
"Don't tell heem, Carlos. Don't be cheekin." That most notable line from Disneyland's Pirates of The Caribbean was spoken by well known voice actress June Foray. June passed away at the age of 99.
Here is the bio I wrote about her in my new book.
June Foray – (Born September 18, 1917, in Springfield, Massachusetts-July 26, 2017). There have been times when Mel Blanc was referred to as the male version of June Foray. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on July 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM||comments (2)|
My 2nd edition is now available for purchase as we celebrate the 62nd anniversary of Disneyland.
Enjoy 700 pages full of Disneyland information.
There are now over 3,700 fun facts for the parks and for the Disney movies.
There are also over 750 photos contained within.
Here is a quick look inside.
Click here to purchase
|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on June 30, 2017 at 10:45 PM||comments (0)|
Disney is planning on changing the infamous Auctioneer scene in Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean in 2018, along with Disney World’s Pirates. We get the frequently spoken line “We wants the redhead,” from this attraction. Pirates first opened on March 16, 1967, just four months after Walt Disney passed away. Walt was only able to experience the Auctioneer ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on May 27, 2017 at 6:50 PM||comments (0)|
Opening today is the new Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: Breakout!
(I will be updating this as things are discovered)
In the entry level of the attraction before boarding, there are lots of Easter Eggs hinting at all of the Marvel films or other Disney things;
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|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on May 11, 2017 at 10:15 PM||comments (0)|
The Indiana Jones Adventure attraction in Disneyland has the same track layout and EMV’s (Enhanced Motion Vehicle) as the attraction Dinosaur in Disney World’s Animal Kingdom.
|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on March 25, 2017 at 12:55 PM||comments (0)|
MERMAIDS IN DISNEYLAND? That’s right they are real. For the summers of 1965, 66 & 67 you could have caught a glimpse of them. They would swim around for 4 hours each day to entertain guests by doing aquatic stunts. Sometimes they would swim up to the people floating by in the submarine and peek through the porthole. Some of the girls started to complain about the fumes from the then diesel subs and the high chlorine content of the water. So it pressed Disney to remove...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on January 27, 2017 at 11:50 PM||comments (0)|
R.I.P. John Hurt
January 22, 1940 - January 27, 2017
John played many characters throughout his 55 years of acting. He has 205 movie and television credits to his name. He will be remembered by all. Here are just a few of the movies/tv series that I know him from.
#johnhurt #ripjohnhurt #discoveringthe...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on January 24, 2017 at 1:50 AM||comments (0)|
Flounder from The Little Mermaid can be seen in Moana when Maui is singing the “You’re Welcome” song.
40min 35 seconds into the movie.
|Posted by Joshua Shaffer on January 18, 2017 at 3:10 AM||comments (2)|
Tinker Bell is one of the most iconic characters that Disney has ever created. She made her first Disney appearance in the 1953 animated feature Peter Pan. Disney then used her to promote the upcoming theme park, Disneyland. Since the opening of the park in 1955, Walt thought the night-time fireworks show lacked something spectacular. Walt introduced crowds of Disneyl...Read Full Post »