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December 10, 2013

Poppins Everywhere: 'Saving Mr. Banks' Premieres at the Studio Lot

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
A little more than a year ago, when "Saving Mr. Banks" started production, I posted under the headline “Brewin’ and Bout to Begin”—a play, of course, on the intro of one of Disney’s most famous and beloved films, "Mary Poppins."
November 8, 2013

Disney News This Week: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Star Emma Thompson Honored at TCL Chinese Theatre, ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Release Date Announced, Disney Interactive Launches ‘Star Wars: Tiny Death Star’

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
The weekend is off to a great start as Marvel’s "Thor: The Dark World" hits U.S. theaters today! So before you head to a local showing to Thor and Loki, check out the latest news from around Disney this week.
July 30, 2013

D23 to Present 'Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives' at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company
"Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives" is headed to Chicago! The exhibition, which encompasses nearly 300 artifacts from nine decades of Disney history, opens at the Museum of Science and Industry on October 16 – the actual 90th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company.
May 16, 2013

Preserving the Legacy: The Walt Disney Archives

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company
Preserving our legacy is something we take very seriously at The Walt Disney Company. In fact, for more than four decades, the Walt Disney Archives has carefully safeguarded the most treasured items from Disney's fabled history.
November 19, 2012

Disney and USO Entertain Service Members Relocated for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Over the past few weeks, we've shared various ways The Walt Disney Company has supported Hurricane Sandy relief efforts – including a $2 million cash donation and Disney ABC/Television Group's "Day of Giving," an effort through which viewers and ABC talent helped raise more than $18 million.

September 19, 2012

Brewin' and Bout to Begin: 'Saving Mr. Banks' Starts Production Today in Los Angeles

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

The 1964 movie musical Mary Poppins may be practically perfect in every way, but the road to making it was anything but. It took Walt Disney 20 years to get the film rights to P.L. Travers’ popular novel, and the demanding author insisted on script and character control.