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Promotional Song of the South US VHS Found in Yard Sale?

A very interesting VHS copy of Song of the South surfaced last year at a yard sale. The following clip was posted on YouTube by MegaRock64 on 8/27/2013, and depicts what appears to be a promotional VHS tape dating to … Continue reading

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“That Guy With the Glasses” Reviews Song of the South

As you may remember, back in March 2012, Nostalgia Chick over at “That Guy With the Glasses” reviewed Song of the South. Now, Doug Walker has posted his own review of the movie, as part of Disneycember, in which they … Continue reading

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Diane Disney Miller Passes Away

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Walt Disney’s oldest daughter, Diane Disney Miller. Diane was born to Walt and Lillian Disney in 1933. She passed away at the age of 79 from injuries sustained in … Continue reading

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Song of the South Turns 67; Wren’s Nest Celebrates 100 Years

On this day 67 years ago, Song of the South debuted at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. Click here to view photos from the worldwide premier. Also of special note: The Wren’s Nest is celebrating 100 years! The Wren’s … Continue reading

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Disney Legend Floyd Norman Discusses Song of the South

Disney Legend Floyd Norman has posted on his MrFun’s Blog about a recent visit to the Fox Theater, where Walt Disney’s Song of the South debuted on November 12, 1946: That morning, I strolled through the lobby of the Fox theater and … Continue reading

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“What’s the Attraction?” Reviews Song of the South

Last month, “What’s the Attraction?” reviewed Walt Disney World’s Splash Mountain, the popular attraction based on Disney’s Song of the South. The podcast, posted in two parts, talks about the history of the ride, a descriptive ridethrough, critical analysis, and even … Continue reading

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“What’s the Attraction?” Podcast Reviews Splash Mountain

“What’s the Attraction?” is a weekly podcast dedicated to reviewing theme park attractions in the central Florida area. Creators SurferClock and TAP-G have recently posted Episodes 55 and 56, reviewing the ever-popular Walt Disney World theme park ride Splash Mountain. As … Continue reading

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LoneStarCon Cancels Song of the South Viewing

LoneStarCon 3, the World Science Fiction Convention to be held in San Antonio, Texas, had planned to present Song of the South as one of several animated films and cartoons for its upcoming 71st annual convention. However, they have since … Continue reading

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TCM Blog Discusses Song of the South

The official Turner Classic Movies blog, MovieMorlocks.com, has posted a blog on August  17th discussing Song of the South. Author David Kalat recently celebrated his 20th wedding anniversary at  Walt Disney World (congratulations!), when he “ran across an interesting paradox”: … Continue reading

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Ain’t It Cool News Features Song of the South

Quint over at Ain’t It Cool News has posted his Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day for Friday, entitled “Please don’t throw the Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day in that briar patch!” This backlot photo features James … Continue reading

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