23 Questions with X Atencio

Now in the ninth decade of a life fully lived, Francis Xavier “X” Atencio still retains a gimlet sparkle in his eyes, and the mischievous spirit that no doubt helped lead him to creative triumphs throughout his career still animates his spry frame. His comic timing is impeccable, as we pleasantly discover during a visit …

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Create a Babes in Toyland Toy Soldier Craft

A tribute to the famous climactic sequence of the 1961 musical fantasy Babes in Toyland, this holiday craft was originally produced by the Walt Disney Productions character merchandising division and sent out to company and business partners. The imaginative piece invited recipients to create their own miniature holiday display featuring the toy soldier, a Disney …

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Santa Christmas cupcake

The Ultimate Disney Fan Holiday Sweets

Miniature Disney trains and Monorails circling the Christmas Tree. Mickey Mouse-shaped wreaths decking the halls. Displays depicting favorite Disney characters illuminating the front yard. The holiday season offers many ways for Disney fans to use their decorating skills to bring even more magic to the most wonderful time of the year. And for D23 Member …

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Kevin Corcoran

Kevin avoided the disappointment and scandal of many child stars—he maintained a successful and stable career, and has been married to the same woman for 33 years. He credits his family’s down-to-earth sensibility about the business for his ability to avoid its pitfalls.

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Tommy Kirk

Tommy Kirk

Tommy fondly remembers Walt Disney, and recalls once bumping into him at a Beverly Hills hotel. “He was with Hedda Hopper, the legendary columnist. He put his arm around me, and he said, ‘This is my good-luck piece here,’ to Hedda Hopper. I never forgot that. That’s the nicest compliment he ever gave me.”

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