Ask Dave

Each week, Disney fans send us dozens of questions for Disney Chief Archivist Emeritus, Dave Smith. Please complete and submit the entire form below to ask Dave a question. Perhaps no other entertainment company looks to its past as much as Disney, so as the Company’s Chief Archivist, Dave was charged with collecting and preserving all aspects of Disney history and making the material available to researchers from both inside and outside the Company. Dave retired in 2010 after passing his 40th anniversary with The Walt Disney Company, but he continues work as a consultant with the title of Chief Archivist Emeritus. Dave has written extensively on Disney history, with a regular “Ask Dave” question and answer column in the former Disney Magazine and Disney Channel Magazine, online on the Disney Insider, and on the D23 website. Dave’s book, Disney Trivia from the Vault, compiles 29 years of his “Ask Dave” column.
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