|About the Book|
Have you ever wondered what Cinderellas last name is? Do you lie awake at night trying to remember what EPCOT stands for? Are you curious to discover a multitude of facts about Disney films, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Walt Disney himself? IfMoreHave you ever wondered what Cinderellas last name is? Do you lie awake at night trying to remember what EPCOT stands for? Are you curious to discover a multitude of facts about Disney films, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Walt Disney himself? If so, consider this book your key to the Disney Vault! Its pages are filled with questions asked by Disney enthusiasts from all over the world, and the answers are provided by Disney expert Dave Smith, Chief Archivist Emeritus of The Walt Disney Archives. He unmasks mysteries, debunks myths, and shares delightful details, including the responses to these queries:Did the same actress provide the voice of both Maleficent and Madame Leota, the head in the crystal ball in The Haunted Mansion?Who was the first athlete to say, Im going to Disneyland!?Take a peek inside. Only Dave knows the answers!In addition to founding the Disney Archives in 1970 and serving as chief archivist for over forty years, Dave Smith has been a featured speaker at many Disney events. Beginning with the July 1983 issue of Disney Channel Magazine, Dave Smith began answering Disney trivia questions from viewers of the Disney Channel. In the ensuing thirty years, his Ask Dave column has continued through multiple publications, including Disney Magazine, the online Disney Insider, and, most recently, the D23 Web site. He has also coauthored all volumes of The Ultimate Disney Trivia Book 1—4 and Disney: The First 100 Years (and its update). He compiled The Quotable Walt Disney, as well as three editions of the encyclopedia Disney A to Z.