By Nicole Carroll, Walt Disney Archives “Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me? M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E!” Sixty-five years ago, on October 3, 1955, this popular anthem was heard for the first time as the Mickey Mouse Club debuted on ABC and became one of the most popular children’s television series of …See more
By Lorraine Santoli Doreen Tracey, one of the Mickey Mouse Club’s original Mouseketeers, died from pneumonia on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at age 74, at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California, a result of complications from a two-year battle with cancer. Tracey, known for her a vivacious personality and all-around performance skills, appeared on …See more
By Courtney Potter “Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me? M-I-C-K-E-Y, M-O-U-S-E!” Mickey Mouse Club, Disney’s legendary television series, has delighted children (and adults!) around the world since it first premiered on ABC in 1955—just a few months after Walt Disney’s biggest project to date, Disneyland park, opened to the …See more
By Jocelyn Buhlman With the 40th anniversary of Star Wars almost here, we decided to use some Disney magic to go back in time and take a look at what else was happening in the world of Disney in 1977. It was an exciting year, not only introducing us to the Skywalker Saga but also …See more
By Nicole Nalty From live-action films to animated features, Walt Disney was a giant in the film industry (did you know he won 32 Academy Awards®?), so it’s no surprise that even the stars of today can be connected to Mr. Disney. Take a look below and see how the 2017 Actor and Actress in …See more
In the 1930s, Disney fans across the U.S. shared their passion at local Mickey Mouse Clubs, and twenty years later, another kind of Mickey Mouse Club became one of the most popular television series of all time. Join 1950s Mouseketeer Tommy Cole, Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline, and Disney artist and historian Stacia Martin as they explore the historic ways that Walt Disney reached audiences young and young at heart.See more
By Jim Fanning You’ve heard of the three R’s—“reading, ‘riting, ‘rithmetic”—but when it comes to Disney in the classroom, it’s more about the three E’s: entertainment, engagement, and, of course, enchantment. For decades, teachers have used Disney films to open the minds and excite the imaginations of their students. “Educational films will never replace the …See more
Who sang “Hap-Hap-Happy Snowman” on Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club? Watch this video to find out!See more
This whimsical craft celebrating Walt Disney’s original Mickey Mouse Club was created by the Walt Disney Productions character merchandising division in Toronto and sent to company business partners in the 1960s. With Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Ludwig Von Drake, and Pinocchio greeting recipients, the piece was inspired by the unique clubhouse set piece originally …See more
To whom was The Mickey Mouse Club Newsreel dedicated?
Watch the video to find out!