I just posted my interview with Jack Gladish. In this conversation, Jack discusses the detailed process of creating Jungle Cruise animals for Disneyland back in the 1960s. CLICK HERE for the interview.
I just posted my interview with Jay Meyer on my Mouse Clubhouse website. In this conversation, Jay discusses his work as a singer in television and film, including The Jack Benny Program, as well as singing as a statue in the Disney “Haunted Mansion” attractions around the world, and his fourteen years, performing live in Disneyland entertaining audiences with Irish tunes in the historical Golden Horseshoe Revue. CLICK HERE for the interview and more photos
I just posted my interview with X Atencio on my Mouse Clubhouse website. In this conversation, X discusses his work for Disneyland and Walt Disney World, writing scripts and songs for attractions such Haunted Mansion, Pirates of the Caribbean and other attractions. CLICK HERE for the interview and more photos
Stan Jolley was a Hollywood producer, director, art director, production designer who had a lot to do not only with Disney, but with the very beginnings of Disneyland! His Disney film work included everything from “Zorro” to “Old Yeller” to “Elfego Baco” and “Toby Tyler.” He was the art director of the Academy-Award nominated animated featurette “Donald in Mathmagic Land.”
His large list of non-Disney movie credits include “Caddyshack,” “Witness” and “Superman” and television credits include “Mr. Ed,” “MacGyver” and “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.” As the art director for the pilot episode of “Get Smart,” Stan designed the classic title sequence with the doors and phone booth, as well as iconic props such as the “cone of silence.”
In 2009, for my Mouse Clubhouse, Stan invited me to photograph his 22,000 square foot estate. It is part home, part museum. Beyond every corner was not only a part of either Hollywood or Disney history, but with remarkable views in every room. In fact most rooms had at least one mirror in it so that you’d be able to see the gorgeous surrounding scenery no matter what direction you are facing.
Please enjoy the photographic tour below of the home of Stan Jolley and be sure to listen to the audio of that is beneath some of the photos.
I just posted my interview with Lee Fugal on my Mouse Clubhouse website. In this conversation, Lee discusses his time as the pre-show entertainer for Disneyland’s famed Golden Horseshoe Revue, and how he ended up in an episode of Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color. CLICK HERE for the interview and more photos
We’re so sorry to hear about the passing of our friend Jack Lindquist. We’ll sure miss getting together with him and hearing his wonderful stories, but we’re pleased to share some of them with you below! He was truly Disney royalty!
Jack Lindquist was Disneyland’s first advertising manager, beginning in 1955. He continued with the company in marketing for Disneyland. Walt Disney World and international Disney resorts. His many accomplishments include the creation of the Disneyland Ambassador program, the creation of the Walt Disney Travel Company, the international waters ceremony for the opening of the it’s a small world attraction, Disney Dollars, and in 1990 Jack became the first president of Disneyland.
Below are links to four conversations I had with Jack, that I think you’ll really enjoy!
I just posted my interview with Jack Lindquist on my Mouse Clubhouse website. In this conversation, JJack discusses the history of the Walt Disney Travel Company from its inception. CLICK HERE for the interview and more photos
I just posted my interview with Jack Lindquist on my Mouse Clubhouse website. In this conversation, Jack discusses how he came up with the idea for the very unique grand opening of the classic it’s a small world attraction at Disneyland. CLICK HERE for the interview and more photos
I just posted my interview with Jack Lindquist on my Mouse Clubhouse website. In this conversation, Jack discusses his days as a child actor, appearing in “Our Gang” comedies and in movies such as “Best Foot Forward,” before becoming the first advertising manager for Disneyland, and later the park’s president. CLICK HERE for the interview