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Today in Disney History: The Skeleton Dance

The Skeleton Dance was the first animated short in Disney's Silly Symphony series, produced in 1929 by Walt Disney and animated by Ub Iwerks. The Story The storyline is simple. After an opening that includes an hooting owl, a howling dog, and screeching black cats (classic spooky characters), four skeletons awake from their graves and… Continue reading Today in Disney History: The Skeleton Dance

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Legendary Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar dies at 83.

Legendary Disney imagineer Marty Sklar has passed away in his Hollywood Hills home, he was 83. Marty was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1934 and was a student at UCLA when he began the 1950s themed newspaper The Disneyland News. He began working at Disneyland full-time upon his graduation and his illustrious career… Continue reading Legendary Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar dies at 83.