Monthly Archives: December 2016

Spinning for Trouble

Tim Considine (Spin), born 31 December 1940 Universal’s feature 40 Pounds of Trouble, starring Tony Curtis and Suzanne Pleshette, is released on 31 December 1962. It is the first non-Disney motion picture to use Disneyland as a location. The Computer Wore … Continue reading

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The Diggin’ Gaucho Goes to Mars

“The Gallopin’ Gaucho” premieres 30 December 1928 Donald Duck is published under his Italian name Paolino Paperino for the 1st time 30 December 1937 Paperino e il mistero di Marte, Federico Pedrocchi “Dave Digs Disney,” by the Dave Brubeck Quartet, … Continue reading

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Once Upon an After Christmastime

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade — 2016 I don’t get around to seeing it this year until after Christmas: Thursday afternoon, 30 December. Characters come at you. They are ready for their closeup. Brassy and sassy. Anna and Elsa, … Continue reading

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Die Stimme des Glücks

Otis Harlan, 29 December 1865 – 21 January 1940

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Playful Pan

Silly Symphony “Playful Pan” – released 28 December 1930  

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Pantry Pirate

“Pantry Pirate” – released 27 December 1940

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The Self Defense Blues

“The Art of Self Defense” – released 26 December 1941 http://dai.ly/x35zcxa “Pluto’s Blue Note” – released 26 December 1947  

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