Zorro

Zorro Rode into Television History 60 Years Ago Today

By Beth Deitchman

Zorro began as a “side project” for Walt Disney, who had licensed the rights to writer Johnston McCulley’s character through WED Enterprises—the precursor to Walt Disney Imagineering that Walt founded to help create Disneyland. A longtime fan of the masked avenger, Walt hoped a Zorro series could provide the funds he needed to expand the…

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D23 Expo Walt Disney Archives Stage schedule

See the Walt Disney Archives Stage Schedule

The Walt Disney Archives Stage is back for D23 Expo 2017! See the schedule of panels and presentations below, and click here for the full D23 Expo 2017 lineup.
Friday, July 14

“Out of the night, when the full moon is bright” – 60 Years of the Horseman Known as Zorro (11:30 a.m.) –– The story of Zorro was a special one for Walt Disney, but it wasn’t…

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Walt Disney Studios 75th Anniversary

All-New Walt Disney Archives Display Celebrates 75 Years of the Disney Studio

By early 1940, Walt Disney and his staff moved from the tight quarters of their studio on Hyperion Avenue to a brand-new, masterfully planned campus in Burbank. It was in this special place that some of Disney’s most legendary and beloved productions were made—from Pinocchio and Pirates of the Caribbean to favorite television shows and attractions for…

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