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...done Neville Chamberlain proud today."The days of Hollywood standing up to despotism, communism and fascism ? Walt Disney's animated short Der Fuehrer's Face and Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator come to mind ? are long gone...

Giant trees, gingerbread add to dazzle of holidays

...joining Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade during Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on select nights at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. HOLIDAZZLEMinneapolis has ended its annual Holi dazzle parade but is inaugurating a new tradition...

Michael Eisner working behind scenes to help bring NFL back to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Michael Eisner likes a good game.He was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co. when it owned the Los Angeles Angels and founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.But ask him about the NFL playing in...

Comcast proposes to buy Walt Disney Co.

...proposed early Wednesday to buy Walt Disney Co., the iconic media and entertainment...the nephew of Disney founder Walt Disney, and Stanley E. Gold about his...media and entertainment powerhouse Walt Disney Co., owner of ABC and ESPN television...

A tour of L.A.'s new Walt Disney Concert Hall with a Disney

...than $50 million to build the new Walt Disney Concert Hall because she loved...favorite music was Lawrence Welk." Walt Disney, who died in 1966 at age 65...Outside the main entrance, the words WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL, created by perforations...

Walt Disney's daughter says Eisner should resign

LOS ANGELES -- Walt Disney's daughter said embattled CEO Michael...story in Wednesday editions. Miller, Walt Disney's only surviving child, sold her...it's time for a new company manager. Walt Disney Co. did not respond to Miller's...

Business briefs: Walt Disney shares decline 8 percent

Mickey Mouse is having a tough time keeping investors smiling. Shares of Walt Disney Co. dropped 8 percent Friday in heavy trading on the New York Stock Exchange to close at $24.31 1/4, down $2.18 3/4...

Comcast dropping bid to acquire Walt Disney Co.

PHILADELPHIA -- Comcast Corp. has withdrawn its bid to merge with the Walt Disney Co., the company said Wednesday. Brian L. Roberts, president and chief executive officer of Comcast, said Disney management's...

Fewer theme park visitors tallied

...roaming through Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World's newest theme park, may...matters either. The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Orlando saw an 8 percent...in North America were Epcot at Walt Disney World with 10.6 million visitors...

Disney marketers go ape over animal theme park

...LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- When Walt Disney World opens its Animal Kingdom...get the word out. Last year, Walt Disney World spent $47.7 million in...for television spots for all its Walt Disney World theme parks, according to...